Johnston Canyon Trail to Upper Falls

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Johnston Canyon Trail to Upper Falls is a 3.1 mile out and back trail located near Massive, Alberta, Canada that features a waterfall. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and snowshoeing.

DISTANCE
3.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1279 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

snowshoeing

walking

forest

views

waterfall

wildlife

With over one million visitors per year Johnston Canyon is one of the most popular tourist attractions in all of Banff National Park. The lower falls is very powerful and can be approached via footbridge and pedestrian tunnel, while the upper falls is highest and can be taken from a platform at the base or top of the falls.

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14 days ago

Good trail for beginners all year round. And please wear proper hiking shoes, as a lot of people there did not!

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24 days ago

April 2, 2017

hiking
26 days ago

Gorgeous anytime of year. Have done this hike three times and it's always enjoyable and beautiful

1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

amazing

1 month ago

Looking forward to summer, winter was quite icy but so worth it!

hiking
1 month ago

Definitely would like to do this one in the summer too. Used cleats today which I'm thankful for as there was some icy patches for sure.

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Monday, August 11, 2014