Big Horn Motel
Travel Blogs from Radium Hot Springs
Today the weather was forecast for low cloud for the first part of the day, then clearing later. We decided to go to a place called Radium Hot Spings today, which is a hot springs pool located 2 hours drive away. We would also be driving through Kootenay National Park which was supposed to be beautiful.
We got a fairly early start. We could not see anything on the drive to the hot springs because all ...
Last night we decided to make reservations at Lake Louise for a camp spot. Where as Jasper had over 1000 sites, mostly with electricity, Lake Louise has 189. The reservation guy made us promise that we were solid sided and "no canvas". Well, now that we are here, I realizes that the bears come into the campsites, and I think these are the grizzlies. ...
... the fence line, they will come to one of these bridges. Jeez, in the US, they could care less about pedestrians being able to cross a freeway, much less an animal!!! Canada has probably spent several million dollars so the wild animals could cross the freeway. Funny, but we have not seen any animals on any of these bridges. Maybe they could hire a safety guard to help the animals?? Show them where the bridges are??!!! God forbid the animals can't get across the ...
... dangerous in the summer months as it is rutting season and at 700 lbs with huge, spiked antlers and a bad temper they are definitely best left alone. We were lucky however as this guy had little more on his mind than eating the freshly blooming flowers. The reaction from passing cars was also testament to how fortunate we were to bump into him as a line of vehicles began to form to take pictures of the magnificent beast. Despite his lack of interest in us we stayed at a ...
... for sleep. Next several days will be in Banff and Jasper parks. Hope to do a little hiking w John .more info when I have wi fi again
Animal count thus far:
prairie dogs in badlands
Antelope in Montana
mule deer in many places
Elk in Banff
and, of course, cattle everywhere, including in our campsite this morning
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed