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Flag of Canada
State: [[Alberta]]
Population: 7,584
Licence plate: AB
Major roads: Hwy-1, Hwy-1A
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Banff, Alberta is a Town, and national park in Canada. The area is extremely touristy.

Hitching in

The highway by-passes Banff. Its about an 800m walk from town to the nearest overpass. Be prepared with enough supplies, as the highway is a bit of a walk from the town.

Hitching out

Getting around in the Rockies is quite easy. There is only one highway, and lots of traffic. Wait times are going to be hit ore miss. There is a lot of tourism in the area.

West toward Lake Louise, Golden, Kamloops, on (Hwy-1)

East towards Canmore, Calgary on (Hwy-1)

Places to avoid

Accommodation and Sleep

there is a lot of natural woodland in the area, but there is also a lot of wildlife. Animal attacks do make it into the news every so often so be smart. There are don't keep food where you sleep, and take all necessary precautions.

Other useful info

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