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Waterton National Park with GyPSy Guide Driving Tour App

WATERTON & ALBERTA SW DRIVING TOUR

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Grand Teton National Park Tour by GyPSy Guide Tour App

The App that’s just like having a tour guide in your car!™

GyPSy Guide provides a professional tour guide commentary along scenic drives.  Our tours highlight the very best of the region with entertaining stories about history, geology, legends and local advice, so all you have to do is drive, listen and soak in the scenery.

Plays automatically

Stories, tips and advice as you drive, so you don’t miss a thing.

Great Value

All the benefits of a guided tour, the freedom to drive yourself.

Works Offline

Download over wifi, tour offline.  No data, cellular or wifi required.

WATERTON NATIONAL PARK & ALBERTA DRIVING TOUR APPS

TOUR ALERT

After a long winter, Parks Canada are working hard this summer to restore areas in Waterton National Park affected by the Kenow fire.  For current status, visit the Parks Canada link below.
Waterton National Park with GyPSy Guide Driving Tour App

Waterton National Park

$USD4.99

Waterton & Alberta SW
stunning Waterton National Park and Alberta's diverse southwest communities. A cowboy trail road trip from the Canada/US border to the foothills of the Canadian Rockies.

450+ Audio Points
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Icefields Parkway with GyPSy Guide Driving Tour App

Icefields Parkway

$USD4.99

Voted The World's Most Beautiful Mountain Drive. And the best way to tour this is at your own pace. All the "not to be missed" viewpoints, some recommended hikes and places to enjoy a picnic lunch.

150+ Audio Points
Lake Louise with GyPSy Guide Driving Tour App

Banff, Lake Louise & Yoho

$USD4.99

Mountains, Lakes & Waterfalls. Tour some of the most spectacular scenery in Banff and neighbouring Yoho National Park. Drive slowly on the Bow Valley Parkway (the old highway) and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife.

120+ Audio Points
Banff Townsite Tour with GyPSy Guide Driving Tour App

Banff Townsite

$USD2.99

A Townsite Built Inside A National Park. Explore the Banff Townsite and surrounds, perfect orientation for any first time visitor to Banff with all the must do viewpoints included.

80 Audio Points
Jasper National Park with GyPSy Guide Driving Tour App

Jasper National Park

$USD4.99

Stunning Lakes, Canyons & Mountains and So Much Wildlife. Jasper should not be overlooked on your Canadian Rockies road trip. A wilder environ, less crowded townsite and great opportunities to see wildlife.

110+ Audio Points
Drumheller with GyPSy Guide Driving Tour App

Drumheller

$USD3.99

Canada's Dinosaur Trail. Explore Alberta's Badlands as a day trip from Calgary or add on to your Canadian Rockies vacation. World class dinosaur and fossil exhibits combined with small Albertan towns.

110+ Audio Points
Calgary to Banff Driving Tour App with GyPSy Guide

Calgary to Banff

$USDFree

Introducing the Canadian Rockies from the Gateway of Calgary. From either the Calgary Airport for Downtown Calgary, we'll provide turn by turn directions to Highway#1, where you'll hear stories about Banff's pioneers, animals and things to do.

60 Audio Points

WATERTON NATIONAL PARK DRIVING TOUR APP REVIEWS


WATERTON NATIONAL PARK & ALBERTA SW – GYPSY GUIDE

Sharing a boundary with Glacier National Park in the USA, Waterton National Park is a stunningly beautiful destination, with rugged mountain peaks, the picturesque Waterton Lake and an abundance of wildlife viewing opportunities. There are 2 main drives deep into the Park from the townsite and GyPSy Guide has one of our most comprehensive touring apps.

Highlights of the region include The Frank Slide and Crowsnest Pass, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site, Historic Fort McLeod and Pincher Creek and many other small towns and places of interest.

Prince of WalesPincher CreekRed Rock CanyonFrank SlideBear CubHead Smashed in Buffalo Jump

WATERTON NATIONAL PARK AND ALBERTA SW HIGHLIGHTS

If you are travelling to or from Waterton to Banff National Park and/or Calgary, GyPSy Guide has commentary all across the Alberta South West region and its varied and fascinating communities. Its highly recommended to allow extra time to explore the region.

If connecting between Calgary and Waterton, Highway 2 has commentary all the way and includes places like Nanton, Stavely and Claresholm. If travelling between Banff National Park and Waterton take Highway 22 – The Cowboy Trail, for a beautiful drive and an opportunity to visit the working historic Bar U Ranch.

Waterton National Park

Crowsnest Pass

Bar U Ranch*

Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump*

Frank Slide

The Cowboy Trail

Fort MacLeaod and Pincher Creek

WATERTON NATIONAL PARK AND ALBERTA SW TOUR ROUTE MAP

 Indicate our suggested start locations, or join the tour anywhere along the route and as you pass through the next point, commentary will trigger automatically.

LISTEN TO SAMPLE COMMENTARY – WATERTON NATIONAL PARK & ALBERTA SW TOUR

FAQ

Where does the tour start?

There are many different places to start this tour depending on where you are coming from.

From Calgary Airport.  Drive south on Deerfoot Trail Hwy 2.

From Banff.  Drive towards Calgary on Hwy 1 and turn south at Highway 22.

Approaching from the West.  On Hwy 3, the commentary begins soon after you cross the border from BC into Alberta.

Crossing the US/Canada Border.  At Chief Mountain – continue follow Hwy 6. Commentary will begin as you approach the Park entrance.

From Lethbridge and East.  As you enter the towns of Fort MacLeod or Cardston you will enter the commentary zone.

What should I bring?

Its important to keep charging your device as you drive and we recommend using a DC cigarette lighter-style of charger. Plugging directly into the vehicle’s USB port is not recommended.

Fill up your gas tank and bring some food & drinks. Wildlife spotting can be excellent in Waterton National Park so having binoculars is recommended.

Don’t forget your smile and camera.

What's open in Waterton National Park after the Kenow Fire?

After a long winter, Parks Canada are working hard this summer to restore areas in Waterton National Park affected by the Kenow fire.  We’re waiting to see what is finalized this season, before updating the app.

For current status please visit Parks Canada https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/ab/waterton/visit/ouvert-open

“Waterton Lakes National Park is open and ready to welcome visitors in 2018.

While some areas of the park were affected by the September 2017 Kenow Wildfire, Parks Canada is committed to providing fun and memorable visitor experiences in Waterton Lakes National Park in summer 2018.

Parks Canada’s staff has been working hard to assess and reduce wildfire-related hazards on trails and backcountry facilities in Waterton Lakes National Park. Trail crews have repaired damaged and destroyed infrastructure (benches and small footbridges) and assessed, cut, and cleared fallen and burned trees.”

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