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Old 01-30-2012, 05:08 PM   #1
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from Glacier NP USA to Waterton and Banff NP Canada

Any thoughts on traveling with a large 5er from Glacier USA to Waterton and Banff NP Canada......cautions, ideas, locations to see wildlife etc. This would be a late june into August trip.

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we went that way this summer on are way to ak.what a awsome place we were there fist of july 2011. snow was gone it was there holiday free pass but camp sites were full they had over flows no hook up,wild life was all over drive slow.
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We did it last year as part of a Fantasy Tour. Had a terrific time and they took care of all the arrangements. All we had to do was drive to the next location. Roads were great, camp grounds were great and the overall trip just unforgettable. We ran out of descriptive adjectives as regards the scenery. Hope your trip is as super as ours was.
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Any thoughts on traveling with a large 5er from Glacier USA to Waterton and Banff NP Canada......
Well, ...... I would ask where you would be at Glacier NP. The trip from West Glacier to Waterton can be a real bear if you take US 2 and US 89 to East Glacier. US 89 is twisty and windy with curves going this way and that way, and we were advised to avoid SR 49 altogether.

The best route from the west to Waterton, or East Glacier (St. Mary's) is US 2 to Browning and then north on SR 464 to US 89. That may be more miles, but you will have a more relaxing ride, and maybe get there just as fast. (Been there, done that. )

Do visit Alberta's Waterton Lakes NP! You'll not be disappointed! Same mountain range but spectacular views in its own right that our northern neighbors have every right to be proud of.

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