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Number One motorcycle ride in Alberta

By car or motorcycle you don't want to miss this tour. Amazing scenery and wildlife including big... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
IndulgentSamurai
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Calgary, Canada
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What a beautiful drive!

We stopped here in the summer. I wish I wasn't driving because I wanted to look out the window the... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
adventuremom28
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Canmore, Canada
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

By car or motorcycle you don't want to miss this tour. Amazing scenery and wildlife including big horn sheep.

Thank IndulgentSamurai
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We stopped here in the summer. I wish I wasn't driving because I wanted to look out the window the whole time! We hiked Ptarmigan Cirque a little further up the road. Stunning!

3  Thank adventuremom28
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The Highwood Pass is on Highway 40, a beautiful drive through Kananaskis Country. We drove up from Calgary and stopped at the Highwood Pass Day use area and hiked the Pocaterra trail. This area has many larch trees and at this time of year (late...More

Thank bigfishpk
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This pass is an easy drive from Calgary and if you take Highway 22 through Longview then the drive there is a very scenic trip through the foothills. Turning west you move into the mountains and the scenery gets even more spectacular. The Highwood Pass...More

1  Thank 210craig J
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We stayed overnight in Calgary to make a motorcycle run on High-wood Pass next morning. After a leisurely brunch, we found ourselves racing to dodge rain clouds and running towards highway 40 exit on Highway 1 West. The exit and immediate entry into the foothills...More

Thank Salman S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My wife and I (both in our late 50s) rode our bikes from the north boundary of Peter Lougheed Provincial Park on Highway 40 to the summit of Highwood Pass and back on June 12, a few days before the highway opened to vehicles. The...More

Thank PowderWhisperer
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a stunning place! If you're on a driving tour, if you stop here for a few minutes or a few hour, you'll be rewarded beautifully. It is simply cool be at the highest paved road in Canada, but the vistas just from the...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 10 November 2016

It's nice to visit Longview and then take hwy 40 through Highwood Pass and Kananaskis country. On this trip we saw many goats grazing in various sections along the road. At the highest point, there was quite a bit of snow even though the grass...More

Thank Usia2014
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We take this route whenever we head to K Country. We take the south route going and return from the north. The scenery is unparalled. It can get a bit busy during tourist season, but it is worth slowing down and taking your time. If...More

Thank Kermit403
Reviewed 14 September 2016

watch for the weather and wildlife and cattle on the roads. lots of awesome scenery and wildlife, best motorcycle ride in Canada travelling north put the sun behind you

Thank Travellin49er
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There are no road closures now. And there are plenty of fellow travelers on the road to assist you, should you have vehicle problems. Just make sure you have a full tank of gas. There are service stations in Longview and at... More
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