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Cascade Gardens, Banff

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Enter the secluded and peaceful grounds of Cascade Gardens, featuring carefully designed and well-tended flowerbeds, gazebos, bridges, bat boxes, and wood benches. In this idyllic setting, you can take a stroll along scenic pathways or have a picnic on the grass. If you bring your camera, you can snap a perfect shot of the town with the majestic mountain in the background. Wear insect repellent and take advantage of the onsite free parking. Put Cascade Gardens into our Banff National Park vacation builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Banff National Park.
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  • We didn't have time to check this out as fully as we would have liked--but normally I have been by here going from one place to another and never really stopping. Beautiful place in both the flora and...  more »
  • The house and gardens were being worked on and from what we saw, they won't be open for some time. Shame I was really looking forward to it.  more »
  • The Cascade Gardens in Banff were a small, beautifully landscaped and peaceful garden area located on the south side of Banff Avenue behind the historic stone Parks Canada building. If you're feeling ...  more »
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  • Historic building. Lots of flowers planted in the spring, looks amazing in the summer. they're fixing the water pools too, so it'll only get better.
  • Absolutely beautiful place! We had it secluded for our wedding ceremony because it was under construction but the workers were off by 4. Most memorable views in the world. Very impressed. Easy to find location. Perfect weather for the day.
  • A beautiful place to just relax after a long day.
  • A lovely place for photos. Has a great range of flowers to look at. It's also on top of a hill which offers a breath taking view of Banff.
  • Currently undergoing renovation all the pools and cascades are empty. Most of the planting is temporary annuals. I understand renovation will continue for at least a year. So while the area is pleasant, as a garden attraction can't give it more than 2 stars at present.