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Athabasca River

Address: Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: White-water rafting
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: White-water rafting
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Wadsworth, Ohio
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81 reviews 81 reviews
32 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

These falls are a must stop and see. They are beautiful and pwerful. There are several viewing areas that are all worth the time. We even saw a double rainbow while we were there.

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Jarvenpaa, Finland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

We had nie rafting trip here, and it was extremely nice. Enjoyed swimming in the river with wetsuits on, and just flowing with the river. Water is cold, but nice and clean. And the views <3

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Uxbridge, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Great views, but being from the Ottawa River-area, water not fast enough for us!! Way fun nonetheless.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We beheld one of the most amazing sights as we stood as a family that day at the Athbascar Falls in Jasper.

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St. Albert, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

we stayed at beckers cabin along the athabasca river, it was beautiful, the rafters would go by us all day long, even a few kyakers...

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Issaquah, WA.
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208 reviews 208 reviews
63 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

beautiful and don't miss the river and the falls. nice rest stop too. be careful of the wildlife along this stretch of road.

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Edmonton, Alberta
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Around every turn is a more gorgeous view. The water is so turquoise, glacier-cold...the rafting looked like a must-do for next time!!

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Milford,Pa
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237 reviews 237 reviews
108 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We stayed next to the river and got to walk along it by the falls and at our hotel. It has beautiful views and the glacier water is something to see.

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London, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

As a family did this one morning at the intermediate level but would do more challenging rapids next time! Pick up was right from our Alpine Village. Staff were funny and enthusiastic...Great action shots offered afterwards! Nice way to see the area from the river!

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Halifax, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Beautiful green water that is very majestic! Runs slow in some spots and very fast in others. Mesmerizing...

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