Canada’s Icefields Parkway makes MCN’s ‘Top 7 riding destinations for this year’

Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. The Icefields Parkway runs from here to Banff National Park and is one of the world's most scenic drives

Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. The Icefields Parkway runs from here to Banff National Park and is one of the world’s most scenic drives

Here in Canada’s western Prairies, motorcyclists often feel we’re stuck in motorcycle hell.

Surrounded by flat terrain, any rider with a hankering for bending a series of turns has got a long way to ride before anything resembling a set of twisties is reached.

While we may moan and groan about the lack of nearby sporting roadways, we do have some of the most scenic rides/drives in the world.

MCN, one of the U.K.’s most popular motorcycle print media and online outlets (and a website I visit daily for moto news), recently listed their top 7 riding destinations for 2018, and Canada’s Icefield Parkway (aka Hwy 93) running north-south from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park made the list.

When it comes to the ‘most scenic’ drives in Canada, Nova Scotia’s Cabot Trail is frequently listed.  I’ve ridden it.  The Icefields Parkway blows the Cabot Trail away.

Read the full MCN article here.

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