IMPORTANT NEWS ABOUT THE 1A HIGHWAY BETWEEN Banff and Johnson Canyon.
1. This stretch of highway OPENED to traffic on September 1, 2021. :(
2. Parks Canada is looking for feedback on the closure of the 1A highway. Read more about it here.
3. The BOW VALLEY Parkway is going to be closed from 6:30 am - 3:30 pm on September 12th, between the Trans-Canada highway and Johnston Canyon Campground, as well as the Vermillion Lakes road and the section of Legacy Trail that connects Vermilion Lakes to the Bow Valley Parkway. This means you can't cycle on this part of the road during this time.