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Bertha Falls

Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Type: Hiking Trails
Activities: Hiking
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Great hike for family- beautiful destination- the Falls! Tougher going up than back- perfect! Within town site- easy to find.

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Sydney,Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Nice hike abouit 21/2 hours with excellent Upper Waterton Lake views, falls themselves nice if not spectacular, also passes Cameron Falls near the village.

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Edmonton, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The falls are beautiful, and the hike relatively easy. It is definitely more advanced than Blakiston Falls Hike (starting at Red Rock Canyon), but the scenery is great. We once kept on going to Bertha Lake, but we don't plan to go that far again, as there is a lot of walking in the trees without much scenery, and once... More

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Alberta
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19 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I visit Bertha Falls every time I go to Waterton. It's a nice easy hike to the falls. The hike to Bertha Lake is quite a bit further and much steeper, but definitely worth the work! The switchbacks make it easier to ascend than other trails that just go straight up. The hike is well travelled, but not so busy... More

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Toronto
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9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

About 15 km drive from the town site to reach the trailhead. Easy 40 minutes hike to two magnificent viewpoints of the falls. Plenty of water cascading down even in mid-August. One of the most beautiful bridal veil falls that I have seen. Amazing photography, with a small crowd around you.

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Senior Contributor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Bertha falls is a great hike because it starts in the Waterton townsite and it's a well sheltered, easy grade hike that almost anyone can do. It's about a 6km round trip, so 3 hours should be plenty of time if you stop and enjoy the view a few times. Take water and a snack. The trail is well defined... More

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San Diego, California
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7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great views along the way to a very nice waterfall. Take plenty of water, sunscreen, and bug spray. Not a lot of wildlife enroute to the falls but many good viewpoints. The falls hike is moderate at most, definitely not strenuous.

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huntsville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We loved this hike - amazing views and the waterfall is lovely. Identified lots of wildflowers along the trail, too!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This is a bit if a hike if you don't like to hike just visit lower Bertha Falls its worth it but if you enjoy scenery and vegetation finishing this hike is a treat. I have hiked it in warm seasons and during the Dead of Winter.

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Saint Albert, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Really enjoyed this hike. Got all the way up, could hear the falls just around the next bend when 2 very small bear cubs decided to join us on the trail. Never did see the falls but the company made the hike worthwhile.

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