The drive from Banff to Jasper is considered to be one of the most beautiful drives in the world. That road is called the Icefield parkway – there are mountains and lakes on both sides almost the entire way…180 miles or, as they say in Canada 233 km.
I mean seriously – does it get any more beautiful than this?
When I got close to it, the boys started freaking out a little bit worried that I was going to fall in. Once I get close to the edge, I lay down on my belly and scoot closer so I can see down into the canyon.
We stopped at the Columbia Icefield to get some information. Hunter made a few friends here :-)
When we got to the campground, the girl checking us in said to be aware of bear and elk. She said it was calving season for the elk and not to go between a mama cow elk and her baby. We saw about 50 elk in our loop in the campground as soon as we pulled in… Including several babies like the one below.