Cascade Gardens, Banff

4.0
#20 of 47 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 .
Create an itinerary including Cascade Gardens

(Banff National Park is the nearest city to Cascade Gardens)

map
Cascade Gardens Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
279 reviews
Google
4.3
TripAdvisor
  • 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 »
  • 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 garde...  more »
  • 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 enj...  more »
Google
  • 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.

Plan your trip to Banff National Park

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Banff National Park

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Banff by other users

5 days in Banff & Lake Louise BY A USER FROM CANADA January, kids, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, kids, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Banff & Lake Louise BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Alberta & Toronto BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in British Columbia & Alberta BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, teens, popular PREFERENCES: May, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Banff, Jasper & Banff National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Glacier National Park, Banff & Jasper National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, romantic, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 25 days in Canada BY A USER FROM INDIA March, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Banff BY A USER FROM CANADA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Banff & Calgary BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in Canada BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Canada BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Banff BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans