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Address: Lake Minnewanka Road, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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This is a beautiful waterfall just outside the town of Banff. It can be...

This is a beautiful waterfall just outside the town of Banff. It can be viewed from the roadway or you can hike up to it. Apparently ice climbing of the falls is possible.

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Natures beauty

I have seen this waterfall many times while driving in the area. I finally decided to stop and see if I can get up to the waterfall. It is uphill all the way but if you don't... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Alberta, Canada
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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have seen this waterfall many times while driving in the area. I finally decided to stop and see if I can get up to the waterfall. It is uphill all the way but if you don't want to walk up, this is not for you. The view is amazing and there are many spots to just stop and take... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

amazing mountain but if you are on a bus tour you dont get to stop and go up close but can if you are doing the tours yourself

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is a reasonable 20 minute walk. If water level is low, walk along the water's edge most of the way and take the shaded trail back. Much to see along the way. Great views of the lake from higher up at points.

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Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

This is RIGHT off of the TransCanada Hwy at the exit for Banff. Easy hike, but it is a little steep. Great view of the mountains all around , and a nice waterfall to see. Nice way to spend 1 hour.

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Lovely to see and easily accessible. Part of an excellent explore Banff tour with Brewster Travel Canada. Good day tour of this, gondola and other sites in the Banff area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We were visiting the area in June and drove by Cascade mountain almost daily from Canmore. We could see the falls from the road and on our last day I suggested we just turn off and go check them out. We ended up parking at the base and hiking up a very steep incline (it is a mountain after all)... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Beautiful fall which surely must have a large volume during summers when more snow melts. I imagine it would be a lot of fun to visit during peak summers.

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sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is an easy bus ride from Banff central. It suddenly emerges without warning and is very special..

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Thank Sydlady
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Beautiful waterfall in a great park. We love looking at it and hearing the sounds of the water as it rushes down the rocks. During the spring melt or after a rain is the best time to visit to see the most amount of water falling. However, it is always a lovely place to stop and unwind in nature.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

A real pretty spot. Picturesque and clean. Great spot for a picnic or a swim in the summer. Good photo op as well.

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