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Cascade Gardens

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101 Mountain Avenue | behind Administration Building, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Enjoyable.

A lot of work seems to have been done since our last visit. The gardens are a now a beautiful haven... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mjc404
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Derby, United Kingdom
Beautifully kept

I visited the gardens at lunchtime on a sunny day and they were gorgeous. They aren't very big so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
marco
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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101 Mountain Avenue | behind Administration Building, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A lot of work seems to have been done since our last visit. The gardens are a now a beautiful haven away from the crowds on Banff Avenue. The gardens are beautifully laid out with gazebos, waterfalls etc, and masses of colourful flowers.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the gardens at lunchtime on a sunny day and they were gorgeous. They aren't very big so they may struggle to cope with crowds, however they are kept in perfect conditions, lawns and flowerbeds beautifully maintained, plenty of benches to sit on, shade...More

1  Thank marco
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The garden is laid out in a charmingly off-center Victorian style. Rocks, waterfalls and gazebos made from gnarly tree trunks. But only a few of the beds are planted and maintained. Lots of untended grass, weeds and dirt. It looks like they are working on...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Only a short walk from the town centre so there's no reason not to visit here even if it's to take one photo of the gardens, with Banff and the mountains in the backdrop. The gardens themselves are well worked into the landscape and beautiful...More

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Reviewed February 28, 2018

Absolutely beautiful gardens with amazing view of the mountains; these gardens were full of color and greenery with little resting areas to take a minute and admire the lawns; flowers; butterflies; water features whilst taking in the surrounding views. Very tranquil and just a short...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018

small garden in downtown under construction. It would have been pleasant to stroll, the garden in between all the majestic lakes and mountain sight seeing, if there was not construction going on.

1  Thank GintamaZ
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

On a rainy day, we we did an all-day walk of the townsite, and we saw approximately half of the buildings listed in the Walking Through Banff’s History leaflet (self-guided tour). Part of our walking tour was through Cascade Gardens.

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

Such well kept gardens and with stunning backdrops of the Rockies. It's free to enter and to roam around the gardens at your leisure. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank AnnEandCharles
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

Just over the river from the town centre, it seemed an easy place to stroll to before we walked along the river to Bow Falls. Unfortunately, they were renovating the most interesting part of the gardens when we visited, so the cascade was not cascading...More

2  Thank Bon444
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

These are very picturesque gardens with waterfalls, ponds and beautiful flowers. There are many pathways, so you can walk around and across the pools and cascades. It is a great place to relax and enjoy the sound of the water and the colourful display of...More

1  Thank Allan L
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Response from countryluver | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Canmore about 10 minutes away,but there are a lot of places on vrbo in Banff. Iwould ask them how far they are from the festival..You can walk and get around Banff on the sidewalks easily.
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