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One way Kamloops to Jasper - 5 or 1?

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One way Kamloops to Jasper - 5 or 1?

Hi to all BC experts.

We are Family of 5 driving an RV at the beginning of July from Vancouver to Jasper than Lake Luise and Banff (already have camping spot at the parks reserved and paid for) than going to Waterton, Yellowstone etc (26 day trip). So we have just one way up. Is the drive through Revelstoke much nicer than the Blue river route? does it worth the back and forth on road 93 ? We can stop for 1 or 2 nights on the way for hiking and exploring. Is blue river area attractive enough?

Thanks so much for your good advise!

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1. Re: One way Kamloops to Jasper - 5 or 1?

The drive to Revy, Golden, Lake Louise is considered more scenic than Hwy 5. If you mean Hwy 93, the Icefields Parkway, yes it is recommended to do both wsys. It is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you mean Hwy 93 down to Invermere, then no.

If you go to the Banff Forum and look through the Top Questions to the right side of the page, you will see what there is to see and do along 93. As well go to the Canadian Rockies' Top Questions as well.

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2. Re: One way Kamloops to Jasper - 5 or 1?

My opinion is yes, absolutely the Revelstoke route is more scenic than the Blue River route. Have done both in recent years (with this very question in mind as we drove it) and came away with a strong opinion that the highway 1 route is much better.

And on top of that, the Icefields Parkway is really so beautiful that its worth driving twice.

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3. Re: One way Kamloops to Jasper - 5 or 1?

Thanks guys! We will take the Revelstoke road.

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