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Address: Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada
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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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Nice drive up hair pin turns, and arriving marvel at the falls, walk right up to the foot of the falls, feel the cool mist and water, again mother nature at its best

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Hazenmore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice drive up hair pin turns, and arriving marvel at the falls, walk right up to the foot of the falls, feel the cool mist and water, again mother nature at its best

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our trip to Banff national park in 2015 summer our hotel receptionist recommended this falls and we had no idea how it was gonna be. I am super glad she told us about it or we would have missed this incredibly beautiful falls. The drive to the falls itself was a mesmerizing experience. Such a beautiful location. Just a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Hands down one the most beautiful things I have experienced. Driving through Yoho NP was scenic and was topped off with a visit to the falls. It was awesome that you can walk up the rocks beside the fall. The pictures don't do it justice. You have to be there to hear the power of the falls.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

After visiting Banff ( chairlift ride at Norway cool, Marilyn Monroe rode it, 1st chairlift in Canada in '48) and then the busyness of Lake Louise and Morraine lake we stopped in the town of Field BC and took the 10 mile or so road to Takakkaw falls which was well worth it. Just beautiful mountain scenery and a roaring... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

If your driving through Field BC it's worth the 20 km up to the falls. It's a sight to see. A short walk to the falls.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

Either way it is amazing. Pictures do not do this justice, you must see it in person. There is a small hike in from the parking lot, but it's very easy, no elevation changes. I love that you can explore without certain areas being closed off, also. My husband did a little climbing up the side of the waterfall. The... More 

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Machida, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

The Takakkaw Falls are nice and very accessible. The drive up passes by about 3 tight switchbacks but unless you have a bus or a long RV it should be no problem. After that you are nearby. We had no trouble parking we were there in the afternoon on a weekday in Mid-September. -To get close to the falls it... More 

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Hinton, Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

the falls are ok, it's water, a great walk, paved paths for the most part, a great hike to the falls themselves even though a few people have been injured trying to get the best selfie. however, please be aware that the road to the parking lot is open for a few months only, so check before you plan on... More 

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North Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

We actually enjoyed the 14 km drive along windy Yoho Valley Road to view these falls. Once in the car park it is an easy 10 minute walk across the bridge and up to the base, up into the spray if you like. Visited late on a sunny afternoon and were lucky enough to see rainbows in the spray of... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

I didn't enjoy this waterfall when it was raining. I did not enjoy it at all. Fortunately, I went again the next morning, when it had stopped raining and my clothes weren't soaking wet. This made it more enjoyable. It was also less crowded on Sunday morning as opposed to Saturday late afternoon. I had originally planned to hike to... More 

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