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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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Spectacular! Beautiful waterfall with an easy walking path to the waterfall! There are many viewpoints along the way, including one with the iconic red Adirondack chairs... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Spectacular! Beautiful waterfall with an easy walking path to the waterfall! There are many viewpoints along the way, including one with the iconic red Adirondack chairs representing the Canadian National Parks! While in three region, make sure to also visit Emerald Lake and Natural Bridge! This park is not as crowded as the neighboring Banff and Jasper areas. So, if... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The minute we pulled into the short trailhead I had a smile on my face! This was one big waterfall! I couldn't stop smiling, it was that amazing! The hike in is all of maybe 15 min.

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Ahmedabad, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We stared from Lake Louis and we reach here in 50 minutes. Very beautiful and seenic drive. Fall is nice and that's because of its hight. Must see when you are going towards golden or Vancouver. We enjoyed a beautiful rainbow when coming back. I recommend to visit.

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful waterfall with lots of spray. Easy to get to. Very short walk from the parking lot. Switchbacks on the road are neat. Worth waiting for an RV or better yet a tour bus to watch drive it. They're not traditional switchbacks for them-more like a place to pull in and then change direction... and back down or up it.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Wow to think that the falls are so magnificent and so close to the highway. We have driven by so many times and never stopped, we not only stopped we spent a night in the campground. I will now consider this as my permanent rest stop.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

One of the most beautiful falls I have ever seen! It is in the Yoho National Parks and has an access road that is close in fall and winter (from October through June) since it has sharp turns. I recommend to go and see this beautiful falls in June, July or August as it has more water in these months.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

These falls are AMAZING. The drive up is intense and the switchbacks are more crazy than any I have ever seen (do NOT attempt while towing a trailer) but it was awesome! From the parking lot it is a short easy walk, not hike, to the falls. Its insane to think that that much water comes from an icefield that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Around 14 km from the highway with couple of hairpin bends, this fall looks stunning from the road itself. It is marvelous when you go closer to it. The whole area was filled with mist. Great view!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

An interesting switch back road to get there - difficult with an RV - but pretty falls with good parking, toilets, picnic tables and marked trails. Short stroll from car parking suitable for strollers and wheelchairs

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We try to camp here at least once a year. Most spots have a view of the falls which makes it spectacular. The campground is for tents only and you need to walk in about 500 meters but there are wheelbarrows around to help you load your gear in and out. Get here fairly early (particularly before a weekend) as... More 

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