.July 1, Canada Day: 35 more kilometers down the Bow Valley Parkway to Johnston Canyon

Another short but eventful day. The speed limit is 60kmh (38mph) on the Bow Valley Parkway because of the high incidence of wildlife road crossings-- and people stopping along this narrow road to take pictures...

Johnston Canyon is a popular day-hike destination for 'people on tour' and Calgary locals to head for on Canada Day. So after setting up camp, we had lunch and did the same. Unlike Maligne Canyon, Johnston takes you along the walls of the canyon with an ingenious catwalk bored into said walls. Lower falls and upper falls are the main attraction. For the more hardy, hike an extra 3km to the Ink Pots...

June 28 | 29 | 30 || July 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5.


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