The major highlights of the Icefields Parkway, with distances measured from Lake Louise:
33 km (21 miles): Bow Lake and Simpson's Num-ti-Jah Lodge
40 km (25 miles): Peyto Lake and Bow Summit viewpoint, short trail, opportunity to experience alpine flowers/meadows
56 km (35 miles): Waterfowl Lakes and Waterfowl Lakes campground
77 km (48 miles): Saskatchewan River Crossing, Howse Pass viewpoint, and The Crossing Resort. Junction with David Thompson Highway (Hwy 11) to the east.
105 km (66 miles): Weeping Wall viewpoint
112 km (70 miles): The Big Hill and the Big Bend
117 km (73 miles): Parker Ridge trailhead -- 3 km round-trip, spectacular views of the Saskatchewan Glacier and Mt. Castleguard
127 km (79 miles): Columbia Icefield, Columbia Icefield Centre, and Athabasca Glacier.
l34 km (83.75 mi): Tangle Falls
Beautiful waterfalls tumble down the Tangle Ridge. Bighorn sheep are often seen in this area.
158 km (98 miles): Sunwapta Warden Station
175 km (109 miles): Sunwapta Falls and Sunwapta Falls Resort
At Sunwapta Falls, visitors can watch the Sunwapta River abruptly change course from northwest to southwest and plunge into a deep canyon. Picnic sites are available here
194 km Goat Lookout
38 km south of the town of Jasper
From this elevated picnic area you can view the Athabasca Valley and the mountain peaks surrounding it. This is a great spot to view mountain goats, bighorn sheep, and other wildlife.
200 km (124 miles): Athabasca Falls
231 km (144 miles): Town of Jasper