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“Beautiful site!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Athabasca Falls

Athabasca Falls
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Athabasca River Canyon Morning Run
Ranked #1 of 47 things to do in Jasper
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Owner description: A spectacular waterfall in Jasper National Park.
Alberta
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Beautiful site!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Have been here in the summer and now the spring, beautiful each time, must see if you are in the area :)

Visited April 2013
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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“One of the must-see in Jasper”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

If my memory serves, Athabasca Falls was our last stop in Icefield Parkway before we called the day at Becker Chalet. It is one of the many highly recommended attractions for our Icefield Parkway day trip, the beautiful falls, the limestone canyon, the easy accessible trails. If you look closer, you will see evidences of rocks, cliffs craved by the force of nature in many centuries. Athabasca Falls is definitely one of the must-see in Jasper.

Visited June 2012
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edmonton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“beautiful scenery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Visited in the spring when it was actually closed for the season. Closed because the the area can't be properly mantained for safety. There's alot of ice and packed snow covering a fair amount of the steps and walkways, making areas slippery and quite dangerous, and these areas cannot be properly maintained hence the "CLOSED" signs. once there do go into the area proceding with CAUTION. It is a fair drive out to this location, so if you chose to see the sight, and the falls are equally beautiful in the spring as in the summer PLEASE BE CAREFUL moving around the area. I don't recommend bringing children until the summer.
Go after the snow and ice has melted, a wonderful spot to visit & worth the drive.

Visited April 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Winter Wonderland”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

What a spectacular place in the winter! I visited the Falls in the summer a few times but the winter scenery is so dramatic! Looks like a totally different place! Breathtaking beauty! What a photog's paradise. Set against Mount Kerkeslin, the scenery is outstanding! Would def recommend on your way south from Jasper.

Visited April 2013
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Gemunden, Germany
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“This is a "like WOW" place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

If you drive thru Jasper National Park, by all means take the small detour over to the Athabasca Falls. You will never forgive yourself if you don't. They are very impressive, and the park has done a wonderful job of providing great concrete walkways on both sides of the falls. Yes it's very safe! Do take the time to visit. You can also use the parking lot their for a jumping off place for nice hikes too.

Visited September 2012
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