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Address: Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 250-343-6783
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Description: The falls, in the northern half of Yoho park, drop 833 ft -- making it one...
The falls, in the northern half of Yoho park, drop 833 ft -- making it one of the highest waterfalls in Canada. The falls are spectacular in early summer, when melting snow and ice provide ample runoff.
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The drive to Takakkaw Falls is about 12-13 kms from Highway 1 and then a walk of just over 1km to the falls. The walk is mostly paved and therefore accessible for all and very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The drive to Takakkaw Falls is about 12-13 kms from Highway 1 and then a walk of just over 1km to the falls. The walk is mostly paved and therefore accessible for all and very busy. It is a walk worth taking. The falls drop over 384m (1260 feet) with a free-fall of 254m (830 feet). They are very impressive!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

It is hard not to be impressed by this spectacular waterfall.access is fairly easy and,despite it being fairly busy with sightseers ,it's worth a visit

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

In a country with many waterfalls this has to be one of the largest and most spectacular. Well worth the diversion from the main road.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

A short walk from parking lot, very easy, flat path that goes long the river and gives an excellent view of the falls. Picnic tables, benches and restrooms near the beginning of the path. Tall falls, very full water flowing when we were there. A well done model of the glaciers, river and falls a little way down the path,... More 

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Hong Kong
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

An easy drive from Field or Lake Louise. Very easy flat short walk to the falls. Magnificent. Visited on a day when thunderstorms were predicted. The falls with the background of dark threatening clouds were a sight to behold! The drive to the falls is lovely.

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El Cerrito, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

There were four of us older women, two of whom do not walk much at all. Yet they too made this walk. And for me, I was able to climb the hill at the end a little and feel a bit adventurous. The falls are truly spectacular, and we were even able to spot a large Mountain Goat on the... More 

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Hinton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I love waterfalls and this one is so pretty! The last time I was here was around 15 years ago and it hasn't changed much. Still a nice little walk and really you could go right to the base. The amount of water that was pouring down was outstanding.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Impressive falls tucked in behind the rocky mountains of Yoho. The road to the falls was good quality and it was a little bit busy in the parking lot. There was a campground right at the falls and a short, rocky trail to take you close up. It was pouring rain and very windy when we arrived, but we started... More 

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Irondequoit, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Great parking area and park rangers there to talk with when we were there. The falls are beautiful and the creek leading from is just as nice to walk along. If you are a geocacher then coming here is a find!!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Stunning! Breath Taking! The great thing about this attraction is it in a beautiful area you can drive to. Have a picnic and view the very high powerful falls. With a short walk from the parking lot. You can be close and personal with this powerful waterfall. As you get close, you can feel the temperature drop and the mist... More 

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Address: Address: Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 250-343-6783
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Yoho National Park

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