Takakkaw Falls

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Yoho National Park, BC, Canada
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Located in Yoho National Park, adjacent to Banff, this is one of the largest waterfalls in Canada. You can hear the power of the falls even before you see it!

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At the BC end of Kicking Horse Pass and into Yoho National Park, take a hard right before you get to Field. As Sapna G. says, Takakkaw falls is a breathtaking sight for sore eyes. "Takakkaw", loosely translated from Cree, means "it is magnificent". The falls are fed by the Daly Glacier, which is part of the Waputik Icefield.

On one past June day, I took a very long hike up to and then well past Takakkaw Falls. I had planned a long loop back along the Iceline trail, but hit a lot of snow and had to shorten my route. It was a great day to be in the Canadian Rockies, and the sight and sound of the falls, along with the smell and invigoration of the cool mountain air was an inspiration.

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