Icefields Parkway (Highway 93)
Banff to Jasper, AB
The natural, pristine beauty of Banff and Jasper National Parks with excellent public access along the Icefields Parkway is world-renowned. Lake Louise, Peyto Lake, Maligne Lake, Banff and Jasper townsites, are among the fabulous highlights. It is readily accessible by motorized and non-motorized methods as well as by foot. The broader community of Canadians and foreign tourists are welcome to travel the Parkway.
It can be accessed and enjoyed in all seasons. The natural environment and the parks are protected and pristine. Plenty of wildlife lives in the parks. You can take in the supreme natural beauty of mountains, lakes, valleys, trees and vegetation. Banff and Jasper townsites are very pretty, clean and tidy, and cater perfectly to tourists.
Federal and provincial governments established and manage these parks. They also originate and disseminate information, literature, brochures, and advertising about them. Various local individuals, groups are involved in the tourism aspects, as well as upkeep of the towns, infrastructure, etc.
Planners, architects, engineers, and other partners reached an excellent balance between preserving the natural, inspiring beauty of these parks and providing modern convenient access, tourist facilities, and safety.