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Cascade Gardens

101 Mountain Avenue | behind Administration Building, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Splash of colour

Only a short walk from the town centre so there's no reason not to visit here even if it's to take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The_Gastro_Gnome
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London, United Kingdom
Beautiful

Absolutely beautiful gardens with amazing view of the mountains; these gardens were full of color... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Lois P
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Adelaide
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101 Mountain Avenue | behind Administration Building, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Only a short walk from the town centre so there's no reason not to visit here even if it's to take one photo of the gardens, with Banff and the mountains in the backdrop. The gardens themselves are well worked into the landscape and beautiful...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Absolutely beautiful gardens with amazing view of the mountains; these gardens were full of color and greenery with little resting areas to take a minute and admire the lawns; flowers; butterflies; water features whilst taking in the surrounding views. Very tranquil and just a short...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

small garden in downtown under construction. It would have been pleasant to stroll, the garden in between all the majestic lakes and mountain sight seeing, if there was not construction going on.

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

On a rainy day, we we did an all-day walk of the townsite, and we saw approximately half of the buildings listed in the Walking Through Banff’s History leaflet (self-guided tour). Part of our walking tour was through Cascade Gardens.

Thank KevinMiller1956
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Such well kept gardens and with stunning backdrops of the Rockies. It's free to enter and to roam around the gardens at your leisure. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank AnnEandCharles
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Just over the river from the town centre, it seemed an easy place to stroll to before we walked along the river to Bow Falls. Unfortunately, they were renovating the most interesting part of the gardens when we visited, so the cascade was not cascading...More

2  Thank Bon444
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

These are very picturesque gardens with waterfalls, ponds and beautiful flowers. There are many pathways, so you can walk around and across the pools and cascades. It is a great place to relax and enjoy the sound of the water and the colourful display of...More

1  Thank Allan L
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

I have lived in Banff for a year and have only recently visited Cascade Gardens. During last Winter it was under maintenance and closed to the public. My boyfriend actually worked there as a laborer all Winter. I visited the gardens once it opened for...More

1  Thank Leigh1980
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Across the river stands the park's administration building, a noble stone façade reminiscent of an English country house and surrounded by expansive lawns, rock grottoes, and terraced gardens. These are the Cascades of Time gardens and they offer an array of over 50,000 abundant and...More

1  Thank Bubbles73uk
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Still a little bit of a construction underway, but a lovely maintain garden right in the heart of Banff. Great for a picnic on a sunny day.

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Response from countryluver | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Canmore about 10 minutes away,but there are a lot of places on vrbo in Banff. Iwould ask them how far they are from the festival..You can walk and get around Banff on the sidewalks easily.
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