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“Stunning and well worth a visit”

Sunwapta Falls and Canyon
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US$202.68*
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Banff to Jasper One-Way Tour
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 31 May 2018

One of the most impressive canyons and waterfalls we have seen. Easily accessible, good parking and a safe walk to it.
Great photo opportunities and well worth a visit.

Thank Kathy25052014
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"icefields parkway"
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"short walk"
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"powerful waterfall"
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"parking lot"
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"rushing water"
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"definitely worth the stop"
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"off the highway"
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"different angles"
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"stretch your legs"
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"quick stop"
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"nice stop"
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"tree roots"
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"nice walk"
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Sunwapta Rocky Mountain Lodge so decided to do an early morning hike to the Falls and also do the Lower Falls hike. What a perfect morning. Such beautiful scenery and peace. We did not encounter anyone on the trails since it was quite early so we had this piece of paradise all to ourselves. The scenery is stunning. The lower falls hike was the most beautiful part of our morning and something everyone should see. I thank the young woman at the registration office at the lodge who suggested this hike - as her suggestion made our visit!

2  Thank Lottie543
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

This is a must see when driving the Banff/Japer highway. The falls are through a nearrow gorge and one can view both upper and lower falls from a short hiing trail bridge,

1  Thank Wallace J B
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Doesn't quite have the raw power of Athabasca Falls but not a bad effort, plenty of good vantage points to admire the Falls, love it!

1  Thank georgevader
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on way from jasper to Columbia Icefields. There are some nice trails in the area but we didn’t have time to go down them. We took some short walks around to different viewpoints to admire the falls. Our son enjoyed tossing rocks into the river. Beautiful place to visit.

Thank EmileaS
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