Highway 1A (Old Banff Highway)

Calgary to Waiparous Valley Viewpoint
96 km one way

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Ghost lake
Ghost Lake Reservoir
Glenbow ranch
Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park

The old Banff Highway extends out of Calgary via Crowchild Trail.

Top Attractions

Glenbow ranch

Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park

East of Cochrane, towards Calgary, Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park is home to spectacular landscapes and natural resource along the Bow River. There are many trails to bike and walk with stunning views.


Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary

Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary offers a variety of tours to the public. The purpose of our tours is to educate the public on wolfdogs and raise awareness regarding wolf conservation. All proceeds from the tours directly fund the sanctuary and its continued rescue efforts.

Ghost lake

Ghost Lake

The reservoir and dam are named for the Ghost River, which flows into the east end of the reservoir. Ghost Lake is popular recreation spot for summer boating and winter ice fishing.