Cascade Gardens, Banff

4.0
#20 of 48 in Parks in Banff National Park
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. Plan to visit Cascade Gardens during your Banff National Park vacation using our convenient Banff National Park online holiday planner .
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  • A good place to walk around as jagged from downtown Banff. The historic mansion is the feeling of a walk in the garden. Explore the Bow River side walk lightly, it's a good idea also.
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  • Coming across the bridge from downtown Banff, down to the garden. Once inside the beautiful flowers and trees.
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  • 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.  more »
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  • Beatiful place to admire nature at its best in a very touristic town. You can walk around beautiful flowers following the paved paths around the cascades. You can also admire the mountains while you are amazed by the beautiful colors that make you feel wonderful. I visited in August and they were renovating and there was a lot of work in progress. I have nevertheless enjoyed very much the time I spent in the park.
  • Could be better but great walk. The surroundings are breathtaking. The basic idea of this garden is great but the actual gardening skills are still to be improved. However is is a very nice attempt but definitely needs more improvement. Could be one of the great tematic gardens.
  • Beautiful gardens. Perfect for wedding photos. Some people tend to be respectful of the photos you take others not so much. Behind the wooden bridge section and onwards was under construction.
  • Cascade Gardens are family and pet friendly place to walk around if your in Banff area. From the top you have panoramic view on the Banff center.
  • Beautiful gardens in an idyllic setting. Nice to sit and watch the world go by for a while!

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