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... was all new to us! The areas we drove through were very much agricultural. The beginning of highway 2 South was filled with lots of hay fields which ran through several small towns. In Grand Prairie we turned off to the Bighorn Highway which is 40 South. Bighorn Highway In this area there is a ton of logging going on with huge logging trucks flying by you and the whole time we were hoping they didn't slide in to our lane as the signs ...
... get out and take some nice photos. We were the first car to pull over and when we left there would have been 12 cars stopped. We carried on along the highway and came across lots of cars pulled over, they were all looking at the mountain goats on the hill. There was 4 of them including one baby, they were really close and we got some perfect photos. Carried on along the highway and made it to Hinton just before 7pm. We went straight ...
Easy drive for 100 miles to Jasper National Park. We stopped in the town of Hinton to get gas where it looks like all the Albertans are out for the weekend enjoying the summer like weather.
Leaving Hinton heading towards Jasper you start to get glimpses of the big Canadian Rockies. It's like seeing the Grand Canyon- it doesn't matter how many times you see it, it's always
an awesome sight. We bought a year's park pass for $136 upon entering the park which ...
... picture-perfect day and, aside from temporarily "losing" the girls at the end of the hike, it was a lot of fun. We then continued for the 30-minute or so ride to Maligne Lake, which is home to the famous Spirit Island of National Geographic photo fame. The setting was spectacular and we were told yet again how lucky we'd been with weather, as they only have a small handful of days each summer with clear and not-windy weather. We took a boat ...
Banff, beautiful but expensive.
Lakes Louise and Moraine a must see!
Jasper was tourist clogged; on to Hinton.
Hinton KOA a really great campground.
Since we had a late night getting settled in, we took a leisurely departure from our campsite. We had to dump the holding tank and fill the fresh water tank, get gas and get a ...