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“A Really Great experience and Photo Op” 5 of 5 stars
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Johnston Canyon
Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Owner description: Scenic wooded canyon with trails for hiking and biking.
Richmond, Texas
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“A Really Great experience and Photo Op”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

but be ready for a tougher walk than you thought it would be...a few more distance markers would help you know how far to go...when you get to the bridge over the river you're at the lower falls...be sure to go though the tunnel to see the falls up close!

Visited July 2014
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Dublin, Ireland
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“Great place to hike.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Trial is great. It is easy and suitable for people all ages. Great views on the way to the upper waterfall. Worth to hike all the way. Great photo opportunities around each corner. Massive free parking.

Visited July 2014
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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53 reviews
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“A Must See!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A beautifull walk with many squirrels along the way-this Canyon tops them all.At the Lower Falls go through the tunnel for a good look ( the tunnel is small) you will get some water spray, but well worth it.

Visited June 2014
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Farmington, Utah
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Don't rush through”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Don't let the easy grade and the short distance of this hike fool you into not spending enough time here. We were looking for a short hike but the sheer beauty and power of the falls merits spending at least an hour or two soaking it all in.
As the trail is very narrow in places be prepared to be patient if you have a stroller or wheelchair. Whatever you do do not miss going through the tunnel and witnessing the lower falls up close and personal.

Visited July 2014
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Halifax Region, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Worth the walk!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

It is a beautiful walk along the water with waterfalls. There are many tourists up to the lower falls, but the walk to the upper ones is much less busy and worth the extra effort! We ended up walking all the way to the 3rd location, which we didn't feel was worth our effort when compared to the two first!

Visited June 2014
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