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Short hike, which deserves more publicity

Driving along Bow Valley (passed Johnston Canyon, direction Lake Louise on your right), we saw a... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Leuven, Belgium
Good quick hike

This very quick little hike takes you up to a small waterfall. I stopped on my long drive to break... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
West Kelowna
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

Driving along Bow Valley (passed Johnston Canyon, direction Lake Louise on your right), we saw a sign to these falls, and decided to try it out. There is a little parking and even a - very basic - restroom. It is a short hike, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Erbee64
Reviewed 8 December 2017

This very quick little hike takes you up to a small waterfall. I stopped on my long drive to break the trip and stretch my legs. It’s about 15-20 mins one way. Wear shoes with proper grip. Pretty little hike near Johnston Canyon area. Not...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

With just a skiff of snow on the ground and the air crisp with the oncoming winter, this hike is a nice afternoon jaunt. Some moderate steep parts but once you get to the end of the trail, you're met with a view of the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank John D
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A very nice waterfalls that very few people seem to go to. Parking lot for trail head is located on Bow Valley Parkway. Trail is about half mile each way, first half flat, second half steep and narrow in some places. Silverton Falls is well...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Silverton Falls is a hidden gem and lesser-visited beautiful waterfall that is located just down the Bow Valley Parkway from Johnston Canyon about ten minutes. It is a short 0.7 km hike from the small gravel parking lot to the waterfall (1.4 km round-trip) and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank BrittanyAdventures
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This is a short hike with some up and down, but for the time involved and lack of any crowd at all on a Sunday in August this waterfall was worth the 90 minutes. It has been a very dry summer but the 3 tiered...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank CycleDude86
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Good place to stop and walk on Bow Valley Parkway. Signs point you to the direction of the waterfall, approximately 20 minutes walk to get there. Waterfall lookout can get cramped with too many people because it's very small. There's a very narrow section of...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank daveqq
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Silverton Falls is only a 10 minute drive from Johnston Canyon. This half walking and half hiking trail is a hidden gem for the nature lover. The first half of the trail was easy surrounded with spruce and fir, but they were brown and didn’t...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank faithandhope2live
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The trail to Silverton falls starts off at the Rockbound lake trail head. About 300 m along that trail there will be a well marked off shoot that takes you to Silverton Falls. This section of trail is well marked and quite easy leading to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank UnwantedUserName
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Silverton Falls are relatively quiet and fairly unknown waterfall within the boundaries of Banff National Park. We saw a few couple of cars at the car park where most other attractions in the park had many more vehicles in larger car parks. The trail is...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Eli L
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