many excellent photo opportunities here. Don’t forget your camera! The biggest issue is the dust from the gravel road. If you've ever driven on gravel roads before, the S.D. won't pose any major challenges. Watch for wildlife - lots of moose, coyotes, and the odd bear along the road. It’s pretty rough in sections and a narrow, steep winding grade near Canmore.
Smith Dorrien Trail also known as Highway 742 is a very scenic gravel ride, 62km long, through the scenic Smith-Dorrien Valley. The ride connects town of Canmore and Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. Highest point of the road is the Smith-Dorrien Pass, at 1.905m (6,250ft). It’s pretty easy to drive, no need for an SUV. The drive is definitely worth it. There are