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“Fantastic Cross Country Skiing at Athabasca Falls!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Athabasca Falls

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
Type: Waterfalls
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Owner description: A spectacular waterfall in Jasper National Park.
Dawson Creek, Canada
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“Fantastic Cross Country Skiing at Athabasca Falls!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

We Skied up the Geraldine Road Trail. The trail was newly groomed, which made for a fantastic day. About 40 minutes into the trail, you get to some extremely steep sections and switchbacks that seem to take you to the tippy-top of the mountain's tree line. If you can muscle your way to end end of the trail, the views are breath-taking, the sounds are serene (nothing but cedars creeking in the wind), and the ride back down is a lot of fun!

Visited March 2013
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“Snow day”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

They just had 24 inches of snow the weekend before. Lots of ice and a beautiful view. We took lots of pictures and went to the train bridge when you first come to town

Visited March 2013
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Hinton, Canada
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“Beauty in winter”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Had a nice drive to the falls last weekend in Jasper. It was a beautiful sunny day and there wasn't too much snow so it made the walk to the falls easier (you have to park on the road as the parking lot is closed in the winter). There was water flowing through the ice and it was so blue and beautiful. Summer or winter the falls are a must visit attraction!

Visited February 2013
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Vernon, Canada
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“Nice falls, interesting geological features - great pictures”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

I love taking a picture of the back side of this canyon, from across the road, below the road bridge. Taken early in the morning you can get a great shot with the mist in the air.
We come here often, the falls are nice to look at, but the abandoned canyon is also a great feature.

Visited August 2012
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“Very cool”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Right off of hwy 93 so if passing by, be sure to stop. Raging waterfall. Lots of viewing areas. I liked the stairs thru the abandoned channel. Campground here, also.

Visited July 2012
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