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Athabasca Falls

Hwy 93, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
780-852-6176
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Ranked #1 of 18 Attractions in Jasper
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Waterfalls
Description: A spectacular waterfall in Jasper National Park.
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

A nice falls which are easy to access from the highway. It really only takes a few minutes to see the falls. This area, however, does see a lot of tour bus and general traffic. If you stop, you will encounter a large number of people. If your looking for a peaceful, little spot near Athabasca Falls try Honeymoon Lake.... More

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VICTORIA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Our tour bus briefly stopped here. It was a little disappointing if you have seen numerous waterfalls in the past. This is more about the volume of water going over the falls than how the falls look. If you're strapped for time give it a miss.

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Steeple Bumpstead, Essex, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Yet another beautiful 'must see' site in the Rockies.Make sure you see all of it and cross under the road. Mother Nature at her very best.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

The falls are nice and, because they’re right off the highway, are definitely worth a look. However, depending on the day and time, you could run into a lot of people packed into a tight little viewing area. By all means, get up close to the falls and get your pictures and all that. But also make some time to... More

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Visited the falls in September 2014, easy access to see the falls for the disabled, beautiful scenery.

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Wigan, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

A great stopping place with falls, rivers and walkways. Well worth a stop and good photo opportunities.

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Merseyside
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Stopped to view falls when driving between Jasper and Banff and were pleased we did. Located very close to the main road they provided a pretty spectacular sight, especially as the waters had not really been flowing very strongly in many other locations the strength and power of the falls was very impressive. Well worth breaking your journey to see.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Driving between Lake louise and Jasper is arguably the best drive in the world with OMG moments all along the Icefield Pathway. The Athabasca falls is another of these moments. Very glad we spent time visiting all these great places including Athabasca Falls- don't miss it

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We decided to stop and check this out. Sooooo glad we did. Words and pictures cannot describe how beautifully magnificent these falls are.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Lovely walk beside this roaring, powerful river. I enjoyed walking down the steps in the old canyon, and seeing the rock formations on the canyon walls.

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