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Sunwapta Falls and Canyon

Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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“short walk” (19 reviews)
Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Sunwapta Falls We stopped here on the way to Jasper off of the Icefields Parkway to stretch our legs, use the porta-potty and take some photos of what nature has to offer. There is a free parking lot with a couple of porta-potties. From there,...More

Thank lwew
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We stopped to visit Sunwapta Falls while on the way back to Calgary from Jasper. This was a great location to not only see the falls but also to eat lunch. There are so many great places to stop along the icefield parkway so here...More

Thank bigfishpk
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Just a short drive off the Icefields Parkway, this spot is a good chance to stretch your legs and take a bit of a hike in nature. The path is rough with rocks and routes, so sturdy footwear is a must. A good place to...More

Thank 17KAG
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Sunwapta Falls are beautiful and look amazing and are a great spot for photographs. They are a quick stop between Jasper - Lake Louise on the Icefield Parkway. Beautiful Falls, worth stopping for.

Thank Chaitanya S
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Make sure to hike the trail also to the lower falls, to espace the tourist crowd of the upper falls. It is definitely worth the walk.

Thank alaska327
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Definitely glad we stopped to visit the falls. Very impressive and fast flowing. The car park gets very busy and there's toilets. You can do a hike but we just enjoyed the falls and took lots of photos

Thank GS2013_13
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Just stopped to see the falls and did not do the hikes. Easily located close to the highway and a short walk to the falls. I found the falls nothing to write home about, but the scenery was still nice. If you wanted to save...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Visiting this fall is a no-brainer. It is conveniently located on the Icefield Parkway just about 50 km north of the Columbia Icefield Center. It is just a short hike from the parking lot. It is not that crowded (at least not when we visited)....More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We were glad we made the drive down to the falls which are at the midpoint approximately between Jasper and the glacier. They are an easy walk from the parking lot. There is plenty of parking.. we stopped at the initial overlooks and then chose...More

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Easy access form the highway, about midway from Jasper to the Columbia Icefields discovery centre, these falls are worth stopping by. Good parking is available, amenities at hand, paved walkways, and gushing waterfalls. Really enjoyable stop

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20 July 2017|
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Response from Romines612 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you drive right through the area. The visitor's center is across the highway from the glacier.