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“A must to see”
Review of Cascade Gardens

Cascade Gardens
Ranked #23 of 79 things to do in Banff
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Calgary
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A must to see”
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Just a short walk across the bridge from downtown you will find an oasis!! They are redoing one of the ponds so one of the areas is fenced off. This is our second trip to the gardens which began around 1933-35. It is beautiful now but will get better as the months go on. It is free and lots of flowers to see! There is a large green area to let the kids run and play on too!! I read that only 1% of the visitors to Banff view the Cascade Garden. It is worth the visit and so relaxing!!

Visited June 2014
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
155 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Beauty Spot”
Reviewed 24 June 2014

This is a great place to get away from it all and refresh yourself with some beauty. From the gardens you have a view of downtown Banff but feel as if you are a million miles away. It is well worth a visit to reflect in peace and quiet.

Visited June 2014
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Portland, Oregon
Level 6 Contributor
113 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Will be gorgeous in the summer.”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

This is a pleasant respite from the shop-til-you-drop rush of downtown. It was very peaceful and has a nice view of Banff downtown and it will no doubt be even lovelier when they get the water in the cascades and flowers planted.

Visited June 2014
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Beverly hills, fl
Level 6 Contributor
319 reviews
136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
Reviewed 4 June 2014

As it was the end of May there were not many flowers planted yet but the beds were all prepared for the plantings. The roses and some other shrubs were in bloom. The garden is located on a hillside over looking the town of Banff. With its walking paths it is very accessible to all. With the Bow River separating the gardens and the town with the mountains in the background this is definitely a so called Kodak moment. The gardens have benches along the walks were one can sit and just take in the beauty. I would highly recommend the Cascade Gardens to any garden lover. Cost--FREE.

Visited May 2014
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Halifax, Canada
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1,023 reviews
461 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
“Beautiful gardens”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Nice peaceful and relaxing gardens only a few minutes walk away from Banff city centre. Has free parking as well if you want to drive. We took lots of pictures in the gardens with the city of Banff and the mountains in the background.

Visited May 2014
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