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Panther Falls hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Panther Falls ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Panther Falls?

Panther Falls are a series of waterfalls in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. It is developed on Nigel Creek and its waters originate in Nigel Pass, between the slopes of Cirrus Mountain and Nigel Peak in the Parker Ridge of the Canadian Rockies. It is a class 3 waterfall, with a drop of 200 ft (61 m) and a width of 25 ft (7.6 m).

The Panther Falls are a beautiful set of waterfalls located in Alberta, Canada. The falls are easily accessible and make for a great day trip destination. There is a small parking lot at the falls, and from there it is a short walk to the viewing area. The falls are quite impressive, with a height of nearly 60 feet. They are definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-117.0566444
52.1820846

What are the coordinates and address of Panther Falls?

Panther Falls
Panther Falls, Alberta T0M 2H0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Panther Falls trailhead is located in the Kananaskis Valley, approximately 60 km west of Calgary. To get there, take the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy 1) to the Kananaskis Village exit and follow the signs to the park.

Why visit Panther Falls

The Panther Falls are a beautiful sight to see and are located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta. The falls are easily accessible and make for a great day trip from Calgary or Edmonton. The falls are a short hike from the parking lot and the views are worth the effort. The falls are best seen in the spring when the snow is melting and the water is flowing strong.

Is Panther Falls in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what each family is looking for in a vacation spot. Some families might find Panther Falls to be the perfect place to spend time together, while others may find it too remote or lacking in certain amenities.

Things not to be missed

Near Panther Falls in Alberta, the best activities include hiking, fishing, and camping. A bref description not to be missed would be the beautiful scenery and the opportunity to enjoy nature.

1. Hiking: There are a number of hiking trails in the area, including one that leads to Panther Falls.

2. Fishing: The area is home to a variety of fish, including trout and salmon.

3. Camping: There are a number of campsites in the area, perfect for those who want to enjoy the great outdoors.

4. Wildlife Viewing: The area is home to a variety of wildlife, including bears, deer, and elk.

5. Photography: The area is full of beautiful scenery that makes for great photography opportunities.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse - This hidden gem is located on the edge of Panther Falls and offers a unique dining experience. The Boathouse features fresh, local ingredients and has a menu that changes with the seasons.

2. The Gourmet Garage - This restaurant is located in a converted garage and offers a unique dining experience. The Gourmet Garage features fresh, local ingredients and has a menu that changes with the seasons.

3. The Bison Grill - This restaurant is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and offers a unique dining experience. The Bison Grill features fresh, local ingredients and has a menu that changes with the seasons.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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