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Athabasca Falls

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Address: Hwy 93, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
Phone Number: 780-852-6176
Description: A spectacular waterfall in Jasper National Park.
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Rocky Mountains Tour: Calgary to Jasper

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Stunning!

Absolutely beautiful and breathe taking! Its amazing standing on the bridge in front of the falls and feeling the power of the falls! so cool! :)

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Absolutely beautiful and breathe taking! Its amazing standing on the bridge in front of the falls and feeling the power of the falls! so cool! :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

impressive falls and canyon. We try to take these in everytime we travel on 'The Icefields Parkway'. Also take in the Mountain Goat look out and Sunwapta Falls Lodge with a very good dining area. We also took in the Jasper Skywalk, absolutely awesome engineering.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

#1 - bring crampons I cannot stress this enough. I almost fell about 100 times, and I saw no fewer than two tourists destroy their cameras by slipping on the ice. #2- if you have been here during the summer you will find the falls are totally a different scene in the winter. They are majestic, and somehow frozen all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

It is approx 40 km from Jasper town site, travelling south on the road to Lake Louise.. The roads were clear and no ice or snow. The turnoff is well marked and the walk to the falls doesn't take very long. It was icy in spots so be careful . The walk to the falls is beautiful even in the... More 

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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful place. We stopped in at the falls while in the Jasper area skiing at Marmot Basin. There was a lot of ice on the pathways, but with care we were able to get around to all the viewpoints. The falls looked really nice in the winter ice. Definitely worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Beautiful place to stop for a picnic and to gaze in amazement at what nature can do. Inspiring to just sit and watch for a while.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Stunning water falls in Jasper! See the power of mountain water flowing through huge rocks and crevices! Enjoy the beautiful scenery of mountains, trees and breathe in the fresh mountain AIR!!!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The falls were spectacular... viewing from above (near-level short walk from parking) and below using many stairs. Directly off highway. No charges. No food, etc.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We always stop at the fall. It's never the same. Don't drive by! Bring something to eat and drink, but clean up after yourself. You are in bear country Same for pets and kids! Keep an eye on them!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Amazing viewing platform and great information posted around thefalls it is a must see on the way into jjasper

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