Take a drive on Icefields Parkway, a scenic Albertan road that connects Lake Louise with the town of Jasper. Built in 1940 and stretching for 230 km (140 mi), the highway runs along the Continental Divide and boasts stunning natural scenery. Among many scenic vistas, you can admire the vast Columbia Icefield and its array of glaciers, as well as the vibrant turquoise waters of lakes Bow and Peyto. Enjoy the views of imposing mountaintops, stop to see two picturesque cascades, and even spot a bear, elk, or moose along the way. Plan to see Icefields Parkway and other attractions that appeal to you using our Banff National Park online day trip planner.
Tours to Icefields Parkway
$567 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Tour for 1 to 10 guests of Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway
Duration: 8 hours
$892 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Tour of Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway for up to 13 guests
Duration: 8 to 9 hours
$363 BOOK WITH VIATOR Rockies Special 2-Day (Banff National Park and Columbia Icefield)
Duration: 2 days
$1,147 BOOK WITH VIATOR Fairmont Experience 5D Tour in the Rockies from Calgary(Airport transfer)
Duration: 5 days
$1,187 BOOK WITH VIATOR Western Classic - One Way Calgary To Vancouver Rockies Bus Tour
Duration: 4 days
$1,113 BOOK WITH VIATOR Western Trails - One Way Vancouver To Calgary Rockies Bus Tour
Duration: 4 days
Icefields Parkway reviews
It’s 232 kilometres between Lake Louise and Jasper in beautiful western Alberta, and there is a breathtaking scene around every turn. Allow for multiple stops and wear good footwear so you can walk a.... more »
What a beautiful drive! We left Lake Louise at 8am on the northbound journey and got to Jasper closer to 6pm. We stopped at Herbert Lake, Bow Lake, Athabasca Glacier, Tangle Falls, Mistaya Canyon... more »
It had been 20 or more years since our last drive up the parkway, so everything was fresh again. Lovely scenery and better road than we remembered. Very disappointed that Peyto Lake access was... more »
a must for a walk!
amazing road drive
If you love driving along remote scenic routes - make Icefields Parkway (Hwy 93, Alberta) on the top of your must do drives list. Every turn and corner is a picture postcard of nature's beauty in the Canadian Rockies. Majestic snow clad peaks, numerous glaciers, rivers, lakes and waterfalls line this highway. In fact there are more than 100 points of interest on this highway.
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