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Address: Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: (403) 762-1550
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Beautiful waterfalls

You can get up close on the walk from the Fairmont Hotel to the falls. Very picturesque. You can see in places that the water rushes down and can be very rough

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Danville, California
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Danville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can get up close on the walk from the Fairmont Hotel to the falls. Very picturesque. You can see in places that the water rushes down and can be very rough

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

lovely path from main street, you can drive there but we walked. Lovely views! good photos, worth the walk

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I walked this trail in the evening after our meal and we were so pleasantly surprised! It is right near the town center and it is a fairly easy hike to the falls. They are gorgeous...and so close!

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Thank Kathy J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very nice view and great place to take a selfie if you can fight your way for a pic between Asian tour busses. Water is a very nice blue and the walking paths are well maintained. Everything was well kept, not a lot of trash laying around or anything. Beautiful like everything in Banff!

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Atlanta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We walked past the falls on our way from the Fairmont into town. NOTE that the trail is steep in a few areas, but not long or terribly difficult. The falls are lovely.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Getting here couldn't be easier. Parking was available and even though there were lots of people, it didn't feel overly crowded. The falls are not really tall but just nice to sit and watch. No cost to park which is nice. You can walk here from the town ... probably be about a 30 minute walk.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The falls is not that big but it's a very nice and breathtaking view. A short walk from town center of banff. It's a must see place in banff.

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Guelph, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After visiting Norway and Alaska, this waterfall was rather tame. However, it is still a great place to visit with great scenery

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Holland Patent, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an easy falls to see. Park your car and walk a short way, I was here with my family, my Mother is 84 and she told me it was stunning. I have to agree

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We happened to view the falls from near the parking area at Surprise Corner on Buffalo St. It wasn't quite as impressive as I'm sure it would be from river level or maybe from the other side of the river. Also, judging by photos I have seen the river level in August rendered it less impressive than it is in... More 

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