Athabasca Falls, Jasper National Park

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Feel the power of nature at Athabasca Falls, a ferocious combination of sound and water with a picturesque mountain for its backdrop. An emblem of one of Canada's major national parks, the cascade is less known for its height than its force. Just 23 m (75 ft) high, the falls produce a heavy flow that cuts deeply into the surrounding limestone rocks, carving out deep channels and potholes. A series of interpretative signs explain their significance to the local ecosystems. Prepare for the short but rugged hike by wearing shoes suitable for slippery terrain. Use our Jasper National Park holiday maker to visit Athabasca Falls on your trip to Jasper National Park, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Spectacular area, it seems everywhere we went the scenery was so spectacular you thought it can't be beaten, well worth a visit. 
    Spectacular area, it seems everywhere we went the scenery was so spectacular you thought it can't be beaten, well worth a visit.  more »
  • We stopped for a quick visit. It’s only a 5 minute walk from your car to the near side of the falls. It’s quite pretty. There are some nice photo opportunities. Restrooms are available in the... 
    We stopped for a quick visit. It’s only a 5 minute walk from your car to the near side of the falls. It’s quite pretty. There are some nice photo opportunities. Restrooms are available in the...  more »
  • The Athabasca Falls is spectacular. They have well developed sidewalks, bridges and stairs so you can safely view the falls from many angles. It can be crowded in peak tourist season. Ample... 
    The Athabasca Falls is spectacular. They have well developed sidewalks, bridges and stairs so you can safely view the falls from many angles. It can be crowded in peak tourist season. Ample...  more »
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  • I've of my favorites!!! 💜🥰❣️
  • This is one of the must see with little walk near Jasper.
  • The falls are always great. Not too far too walk for great views and pictures.
  • 👉🏼🧔🏻👩‍👦‍👦👩🏻‍🦰🏔️💧٩(◕‿◕。)۶
  • Our first visiting was back in 2004.

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