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Takakkaw Falls, Yoho National Park

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Waterfall · Nature / Park
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See one of Canada's highest cataracts at Takakkaw Falls. The Daly Glacier feeds these falls, which careen 254 m (833 ft) down a cliff face and create a stream of mist against the backdrop of craggy rock. The name derives from the Cree language, meaning roughly "it is magnificent." Located in a national park, the area surrounding the waterfalls offers ample hiking and climbing routes through the dramatic landscape of forests, peaks, and glaciers. Plan your visit to Takakkaw Falls and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Yoho National Park route planner.
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  • This is a very impressive waterfall. You have to drive several miles to get to the falls off of the main highway, but it is well worth the short drive (narrow paved road so you cannot drive very... 
    This is a very impressive waterfall. You have to drive several miles to get to the falls off of the main highway, but it is well worth the short drive (narrow paved road so you cannot drive very...  more »
  • Stopped here and enjoyed our hour. The falls is about a 14-20 stroll from the parking lot. Walked around and took pictures for about 1 hour. Would stop here again. 
    Stopped here and enjoyed our hour. The falls is about a 14-20 stroll from the parking lot. Walked around and took pictures for about 1 hour. Would stop here again.  more »

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