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Takakkaw Falls

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Address: Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 250-343-6783
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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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We have been by here often, but never taken the time to turn up the road. Parking lots were full on this summer day, but we needed a walk. The size of these falls impresses and... read more

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been by here often, but never taken the time to turn up the road. Parking lots were full on this summer day, but we needed a walk. The size of these falls impresses and the noise and mist add to the fell. Road is steep with hairpin turns in places. Leave your RV and trailer below and take... More 

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Leduc, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The view is amazing... Walk up towards the falls and you can just feel the mist. On a hot day it felt great. We stayed at the campground which we loved and we will return. I would love to hike the iceline tail/yoho valley to twin falls and spend a few nights in the backcountry.

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great photo ops here! Yoho Natl Park has fewer crowds than Banff/Lake Louise areas. Easy parking and a short trail leads to towering, thundering, beautiful Takakkaw Falls. Great views from a distance and exciting misty moist views from near the base of falls. Don't miss this one when in the Banff area. It's easy to combine with a visit to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Like Waterfalls? This one is a must! The thundering noise of the water and the powerful wind that the water coming over the top is just incredible! I have never been to a waterfall like this! You can keep climbing up it as well, prepare to get wet if you do! It does feel cooler as you get to the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Glad that we stopped here. Walked along the river and got some amazing views and photos. Overcast, but still gorgeous. Def recommend stopping here.

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

We stopped to see the Falls and the whole surrounding area made it easy to get pictures from all angles. My husband and two of my daughters climbed quite high to get a closer view. They came back soaked but it's a picturesque park that's worth the detour.

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Windsor, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After visiting the wonderful Takakkaw Falls which is in the Yoho Valley, we continued along the valley to Laughing Falls. The trail itself is very flat with a rise of about 125 feet. People used a buggy on a portion of the trail. The rushing waters of the river provide a good resting place. The Falls themselves and very close... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I highly command this trip. This is a very nice fall and views are great. We went there from Lake Ohara and went to Emerald lake after this visit. Highly recommended.

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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great waterfall. Walking is relatively level. If you can sit in the red adirondack chairs. Gives a great view. This is also a great picnic spot. The road to the falls is challenging as there are switchbacks. If you are driving a camper over 25 feet not a good idea as you will have to back up... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very easily available place. A nice drive up from the valley and a very short walk from the parking lot. Well worth a detour. I did it in the evening, where the light come in beautifully and the crowds were gone.

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