Cascade Gardens

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  • Address: 101 Mountain Avenue | behind Administration Building, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Nature

After all the adventure in the interesting city of Banff, spend a little time relaxing in the beautiful Cascade garden that is located behind the administration office of Canada. The well maintained garden is sure to help with calming the chaos in your mind by easing every nerve in your body just by its colorful beauty.

  • Visit the garden between May to September because that’s when the flowers bloom.


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  • Cascade Gardens Address: 101 Mountain Avenue | behind Administration Building, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Cascade Gardens Timing: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Cascade Gardens Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Cascade Gardens(preferred time): 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Cascade Gardens: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 20.35% of people who visit Banff include Cascade Gardens in their plan

  • 56.79% of people start their Cascade Gardens visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Cascade Gardens

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

92.5% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cascade Gardens

People normally club together Banff Upper Hot Springs and Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum while planning their visit to Cascade Gardens.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • The gardens are very picturesque and one of the few free things to do in town. There are several instagram worthy spots in the gardens. Plan on spending around 30 min to walk around and take it all in. Enjoy the nature, the mountains in the background and walk the trails before heading to the city to enjoy a nice beverage. We were there in July 2018 and it did not feel overcrowded.

  • This is a pleasant little garden, but the upper levels in particular needed some attention; the upper levels were overgrown with weeds and flowers that were far past their prime. The lower levels had some nice color and the water feature was nice. And the price is right: free. Parking spots were scarce.

  • This is an awesome place. We went here in July and flowers were all blooming. Nice landscape. A perfect picture spot.

  • Even though I frequent Banff rather often, it had been years, since I have visited the Cascade Gardens. Was just there this past weekend, and I was utterly amazed by the beauty, layout, and maintenance. Two thumbs up. A definite must-see.

  • Beautiful gardens to visit at Banff. Its free to entry. Great place to take pictures. It's a 60 minutes activity. They also have parking lots. If you love flowers or are a professional photographer it's the right place!

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