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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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  • 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 »
  • And so the beauty of the Rockies just continues to offer up new and more beautiful surprises! This is an absolute MUST VISIT!  more »
  • Nice quiet grade behind the Administration buildings. Start or end your Banff Avenue tour here. Gorgeous.  more »
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  • No entry fee, and wonderful views make for 5 stars. Well kept gardens in a quaint setting is well worth the stop. The historical building nearby looks great in photos and is picturesque!
  • 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.
  • Nice layout, but I went in early September and must have missed the flowers by 1-2 weeks. Still great scenery.
  • 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.
  • Beautiful gardens. We really enjoyed taking them in. Great for a quick visit. A must see in Banff.