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Why choose a trail at Crescent Falls?

Crescent Falls are a series of two waterfalls located on the Bighorn River in west-central Alberta, Canada. They were originally called the Bighorn Falls, after the river it is located on. The falls are located a few kilometres upstream of the river's confluence with the North Saskatchewan River. A 4.5 kilometer (3 mi) long trail leads north from David Thompson Highway (between Abraham Lake and Nordegg) to the falls. The Crescent Falls Provincial Recreation Area is established immediately up-river from the falls. The waterfall is two-tiered and has a height of 25 metres (82 ft). Visitors are allowed at the waterfalls year-round. Nearby to the waterfalls is a campsite run by Westward Bound Campgrounds. It is un-serviced.

The Crescent Falls are a beautiful sight to behold. They are located in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada. The falls are a series of cascades that drop over a cliff, forming a crescent-shaped waterfall. The falls are best seen from the top of the cliff, where you can get a good view of the entire waterfall. The water is a beautiful blue color and it makes for a great photo opportunity.

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Starting Point

The Crescent Falls are located in the Kananaskis Country of Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1) to the exit for Kananaskis Country. Follow the signs for the Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. The park is about an hour's drive from Calgary. Once you are in the park, follow the signs for the Crescent Falls.

Why visit Crescent Falls

The Crescent Falls are located in Alberta, Canada and are a popular tourist destination. The falls are a beautiful sight to see and offer many opportunities for recreation. There are hiking trails that lead to the falls, and visitors can enjoy swimming, fishing, and picnicking in the area. The falls are also a popular spot for weddings.

Is Crescent 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. Crescent Falls is located in the Rocky Mountains, so it offers plenty of outdoor activities and scenery that could appeal to families. However, there are also other resorts and areas in Alberta that might be better suited to a family's needs.

Things not to be missed

Near Crescent 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 rushing water of the falls.

Hiking, camping, fishing, and horseback riding are some of the best activities to enjoy near Crescent Falls.

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Chair - A hidden cafe in the heart of Edmonton's arts district. They serve up fresh, made-to-order breakfast and lunch items with a focus on healthy and sustainable ingredients.

2. Duchess Bake Shop - A hidden gem in the heart of Calgary's Kensington neighbourhood, Duchess is known for their delicious baked goods, sandwiches and salads.

3. Sidewalk Citizen Bakery - Another hidden gem in Calgary, Sidewalk Citizen is known for their artisan breads, pastries and pizzas. They also have a great selection of coffee and tea.

4. The Nash - A trendy new restaurant in Edmonton's historic Garneau neighbourhood. They serve up modern Canadian cuisine with a focus on local and seasonal ingredients.

5. Model Milk - A hip new restaurant in Calgary's Mission district. They serve up innovative Canadian cuisine with a focus on local and seasonal ingredients.

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