Les Orme , Aug 06, 2001; 12:48 p.m.
You should take the time to head up towards Golden. The road follows the river and is not to long a trip from Invermere ( an hour or so) and should offer you some nice shots. Also your canoe trip from Lake Louise to Banff is a nice one but I prefer Banff to Canmore ( I have done both many times). You put the canoe in below Bow Falls, near the Golf Course in Banff. It is more scenic than the other. You can come out of the water right in Canmore. The only thing is it is a shorter trip (about 3 hours). If you decide on trying this be careful when you put in as there is a small river flowing into the Bow and where they meet is a little tricky (I have tipped there, but only once) head straight at the bump in the water and you will have no problem. All in all avery scenic area. Enjoy.