Cascade Ponds, Banff

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  • We visit the ponds often. Usually they have fire wood for cooking food in the pits. Great spot. Sometimes too many kids though.  more »
  • Small lake spanned by 2 small bridges of wood and in the background of magnificent mountains reflected in the water. It's classic but so beautiful! We saw no prairie dogs but only the holes. (not season) Pretty place partly shaded to rest or picnic away from the crowd!
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  • With washrooms, picnic tables, bridges, trails and room for children to run around and explore this is a great spot to stop for a picnic. You can also link up with the easy and interesting trail to Ba...  more »
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  • Nice place to have a firepit meal. You do not need to have a fire permit for this location either. The pond is usually dried up, but it offers a decent view still. There's no firewood on location, therefore, you need to bring your own firewood. From my experience there was no place to get water, so I recommend bringing your own enough to put out your own fire and maybe your neighbours. Some don't put them out properly and leave.
  • Cascade Ponds is a local favourite, especially for barbeques. The shallow water and expansive surrounding grassy areas make this a nice area for families with young children.
  • No fish but great scenic area.
  • Great scenic drive
  • Typical Canadian Rocky type of park with nice views around.

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