For most, the Kananaskis Valley is a scenic place to drive through. It is, but is is so much more. There are a few commercial facilities, like those around Kananaskis Village and Nakiska ski resort, with a sprinkling of shops, restaurants and hotels. Beyond this area, however, are many campgrounds, picnic areas and pull-asides. And for hiking enthusiasts, there are... 更多
Take your time to enjoy nature at the foothills of the Rockies. Lots of different places to stop and see something totally different from just a few Kms back
If you're looking for views, wildlife and tons of great hikes, walks and picnic spots THIS is the place to go! I'm just stunned at the beauty every time I visit the Kananaskis valley!
I love this area. It's so beautiful and it feels like you have it all to yourself. There are amazing lakes and trails. Lots of opportunity for year round activities. It's best if you plan in advance; Kananaskis Outfitters is great! Hwy 40 is a spectacular drive if you're looking for something non-active. You don't have to pay to get... 更多
Take a drive either in a loop starting from Canmore, or just go to the Kananaskis village and take the short and beautiful 30 minute hike along the rim of the village. The views are incredible!
Spectacular valley with tremendous mountain scenery. There are lots of stops and picnic sites so that you can really take in the grandeur of these mountains.
We left Canmore on the interstate highway and then took the Route 40 and Smith-Dorian highway (no 782) to loop back to Canmore. The SD highway is an unmade road and at the Canmore end is a bit narrow, but although a long part of the loop journey it was not exactly a bumpy drive (did however leave my hire... 更多
The Kananaskis Valley is well worth the trip. There is no such thing as a bad view and that is in the winter. The summer would be fantastic as well.
We took a day to drive the Kananaskis & Wildlife Drive, and are so glad we did. It was a cloudy day with occasional flashes of blue sky. We stopped at the village for lunch (grilled cheese sandwiches) and walked around the lovely village. We then drove the entire loop and did some hiking to break up the trip. The... 更多