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Waterfall and views are the thing!

We chose the more difficult way up, and got countless wonderful views/photos as well as a workout... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Iowa City, IA

Took our grandson here, he is almost 13. The falls is beautiful, and if you can do the difficult... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday

We chose the more difficult way up, and got countless wonderful views/photos as well as a workout. The lakes themselves were closed for restoration which was a little disappointing but the walk up is really the best part anyway. Took the easier way back down,...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took our grandson here, he is almost 13. The falls is beautiful, and if you can do the difficult part as you get a better view of the falls. Then continue on to the lakes. They are so lovely but cold. We saw some people...More

Thank Bonnie I
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a nice hike for a family. Lakes are beautiful and views are amazing on the way up. The kids did well hiking this trail.

Thank Nataša A
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the most beautiful hikes in the Rocky Mountains! The colours are amazing. Pictures do not do it justice!

Thank Annalisa T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful day for a hike, we are of average fitness and it took us about 45 minutes on the difficult trail to get to the top. There is quite a bit of parking but it does fill up. Would not recommend taking little kids on...More

2  Thank Smootchiee
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you don't want to drive far for a hike, this one is a nice way to spend a morning. there are 2 options for your walk. Easy and a little more strenuous so accessible for everyone.

1  Thank hamilton2202
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a quick, fairly easy hike with two beautiful, incredibly clear and reflective lakes at the top. There are two different trails to take up or down the hike, one marked easier and one marked harder. We took the easier path as we’d just...More

2  Thank Katie C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful place. We checked into our hotel in canmore and it was only 10 mins drive from there. I'll highly recommend going there during early morning hours or around sunset. When there is no sunlight on the water, this lake glows and shows it's true...More

2  Thank sudhirshams
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful easy hike to do with kids. There are two routes an easy gravel road but the views are not as great as the other hiking path. The hiking path is probably a bit harder because it has stairs but still easy for older kids....More

1  Thank Allinmi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are not experienced hikers and live at sea level but all enjoyed the experience! We have children ages 10, 13 and 14 and they were all able to do the "more difficult" path without any problems. Beautiful views and a must do if you...More

1  Thank Laura G
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Samantha R
18 July 2018|
Response from PMahdis | Reviewed this property |
There were many dogs (on leash of course) when I was there. They do have to walk past each other coming and going.
Sarah R
20 June 2018|
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Response from ExcitedforCuba789 | Reviewed this property |
Yes as long as the stroller has big wheels. We have a schwinn stroller that would have worked. An umbrella or stroller with plastic wheels would not be recommended. Do not try the hard way with a stroller as the path is... More