Cascade Gardens, Banff

3.9
#21 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. 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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  • August 13, 2017
    No charge to walk through these lovely cascading gardens. They were expanding when we visited which did not detract from the floral beauty. They let us walk our leashed dog in the gardens also. Very n...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Just a short walk from the shops, beautiful gardens and water features, gazebos, lot's of places to sit, and clean washrooms. Given the quality of the gardens and amenities, and proximity to the main ...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    The gardens were completely closed when we visited (late June 2017), but it seems like it's now partially open. Hopefully by next summer they'll reopen because I am visiting Banff again for my birthda...  more »
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  • March 6, 2017
    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.
  • September 13, 2016
    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.
  • June 12, 2017
    A beautiful place to just relax after a long day.
  • February 6, 2017
    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.
  • September 1, 2016
    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.

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