Photographing Morant’s Curve in Banff National Park

Morant’s Curve is a bend in the railway that runs between Banff and Lake Louise, right through Banff National Park. The curve happens to have a spectacular mountain backdrop, and it’s easy to photograph it from a pullout on the side of the Bow Valley Parkway. Highway 1A (Bow Valley Parkway section) runs parallel to Highway 1 between Banff and Lake Louise and if I’m headed in either direction I usually take the slower and more scenic parkway because you can often see wildlife such as grizzly bears, black bears, wolves, elk and moose. The curve is a couple of …

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