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Tangle Creek Falls – Icefields Parkway

Tangle Creek Falls – Icefields Parkway

Tangle Creek Falls is a pretty impressive multi-tiered waterfall, which is one of the many gorgeous possible stops along the Icefields Parkway (the main road between Banff and Jasper). The waterfall has a 35 m drop split between multiple layers. Each tier splits into lots of smaller streams which seem to be in a tangle – maybe that is how it got its name!? There is no hike to get to this one, you just need to cross the highway…

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Highline trail to Big Beehive and Lake Agnes

Highline trail to Big Beehive and Lake Agnes

One of the best things about hiking near Lake Louise is that your efforts can be rewarded with tea and cake! There are two famous teahouses above Lake Louise. We visited the first at the Plain of the Six Glaciers in the morning. Then, as we still had plenty of energy, we decided to return via the highline trail to the Big Beehive and the other teahouse at Lake Agnes. If you have less time, you could easily just pop…

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Plain of Six Glaciers – Banff National Park

Plain of Six Glaciers – Banff National Park

The Plain of Six Glaciers hike is a pretty amazing alpine walk that leads up from the super instagrammable Lake Louise, to some gorgeous glacial views and a pretty teahouse. I found quite a few blogs that say this is a very challenging walk, but to be honest, if you go at your own pace, I am sure anyone with reasonable fitness will be able to manage this. We had so much fun that we extended the walk into a…

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