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Address: 101 Mountain Avenue | behind Administration Building, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Sweet little quiet retreat away from the business of Banff

The gsrdens are a little treasure and a place to get some quiet since Banff has become the business town it is. Great peaceful walk through the flowers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Edmonton, Canada

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gsrdens are a little treasure and a place to get some quiet since Banff has become the business town it is. Great peaceful walk through the flowers.

Thank justme55555
Salmon Arm, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

we happened to be in Banff in Mid October, The Cave Basin was closed and so we decided to go to the Cascade Garden instead. The workers had already taken the flowers out, and were working on the pools and creek beds and putting on a top coat of dirt for next year. We took some pictures of the Burl... More 

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Cambridge, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We came across the gardens whilst walking to the Banff Springs hotel. There are a little oasis away from the commercial Banff Main Street . We did not follow the path round but I understand you can walk to the Banff gondola via the gardens.

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Agoura Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

My wife and I were with another couple, walking back from Fairmont Hotel, and this was just the spot to just sit down, relax, and enjoy the views. Very beautiful setting, relaxing, and well-maintained. We enjoyed a leisurely walk among the flowers, gazebos, and just look at the scenery. Among the various bridges, can just sit down and relax and... More 

Thank dragon789wv
Nashville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We spent a very pleasant 45 - 60 minutes enjoying the variety and colors of flowers both in front of and behind the Administration Building at Cascade Garden. The garden literally cascades down the hill. The garden features add to the beauty. Even if you desire to spend most of your time out on the trails, this garden is a... More 

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Monroe, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Although I had read about this on TripAdvisor, I wasn't sure it would be worthwhile by mid-September. Wow - it was so worthwhile. After becoming a bit overwhelmed with commercialized Banff and the crowds, this was a wonderful change. We spent about an hour walking through the extremely well tended gardens. Flowers were still in full bloom. There were so... More 

Thank dduck62
sandy utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

The gardens were well kept and fitting for the area. The staff were very helpful about the flowers and what grows in Banff

Thank lisa w
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Visited these gardens at later part of day when less crowded .the gardens are beautiful and well tended. The buildings were closed at time of our visit .water features were beautifully designed with lots of strategically placed seating in keeping with the surroundings.would advice that there are lots of insects so expect to get a fair share of insect bites,even... More 

Thank pixie471
Clarksville, Tennessee
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559 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

A short walk to the end of Banff Avenue will take you to the most beautiful gardens in Banff National Park. There were 51 seniors on tour of the CanadianRockies and this was one of our stops. I am so glad we came because the previous day, my husband and I were walking right passed the gardens and never knew... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The gardens are at the end of Banff Avenue and worth the walk across the river. The cost is free, and the grounds are well kept. There was much new construction, suggesting that the gardens will be even a better site to visit in future years.

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