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“Beautiful!!” 4 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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Rocky Mountains Tour: Calgary to Jasper
Ranked #1 of 41 things to do in Jasper
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: A spectacular waterfall in Jasper National Park.
Calgary, Canada
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“Beautiful!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The falls is just magnificent even if it's still frozen when we went there. You would just imagine how beautiful it could be during summer when the water is fast moving. If you plan to come during the spring, you should wear good hiking and/or winter shoes for traction as the stairs and some tracks are still icy and slippery.We'll try to come back during the summer to see the difference.

Visited April 2014
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“A quick stop along the road”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Athabasca falls are one of the gems along the icefield parkway from Jasper to Banff. Very easy walk from the parking lot to the falls and viewpoints just on the edge of the falls. Beware of some water puddles and spraying. Our 7 years old really enjoyed and it was also an excellent photo op.

Visited August 2013
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“Beautiful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We were here while there was still snow on the ground. While we had a decent time, and enjoyed the walk, I don't recommend going in the winter, especially if you have mobility issues, as the stairs are not cleared and are quite slippery. We ended up going down the stairs and then at the other side climbing up the hill to the road to have an easier walk back.

Visited March 2014
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Jasper, Canada
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“This is an awesome waterfall experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Thunderous waterfall with easy access for the mobility challenged. Do NOT get close to the edge though! In addition to the "rush" from being close to this much water moving this fast, you may even see the resident black bear with cubs!

Visited April 2014
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“An Ice wonderland”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Me and my two friends stopped at Athabasca Falls on our way from skiing at Marmot Basin. It was at the end of winter, so all the other attractions along the way to Lake Louis were closed. Athabasca Falls were the only accessible through the snow and it was definitely worth stopping by.
They were all frozen and it was magical to see that even such a power can freeze down and make incredible sculptures. The trail around them was covered in snow and not all open, so we had to watch our step, so we didn't fall.

Visited April 2014
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