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Guide: The 10 most beautiful Waterfalls in Canada

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Go chasin’ waterfalls. Do it! They’re pretty! They smell nice! Like water and nature! Here are 10 waterfalls in Canada worth the trip from wherever you are. Some are swimmable, some are famous, and some are just so darn nice to look at.  One thing is for certain, we want to see them all. Let’s take a look at some of the best and most beautiful waterfalls in Canada.


waterfalls in canada

At 141 m of pure natural beauty, this gorgeous spot makes us fantasize about wilderness walks and the soothing massage of a high-pressure showerhead.

Where: Wells Gray Provincial Park, BC


athabasca falls

We get it, Jasper. You’re perfect. Stop rubbing it in. Make yourself feel inadequate in comparison to the beauty of Athabasca Falls, one of Alberta’s gems.

Where: Jasper National Park, AB

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pissing mare

1/10 name 10/10 waterfall. This looks like another planet entirely but holy smokes, it’s just Canada at it’s best! Worth the trip out east, we promise.

Where: Gros Morne National Park, NL


shannon falls

Oh, how easy it is on the eyes Shannon Falls is. This little hideaway along the Sea to Sky highway near Squamish is the perfect spot to revel in all the pretty feels! The mist is opening our pores, are we getting pretty too?

Where: Shannon Falls Provincial Park, BC


maligne canyon

Jasper back in action to add a little fire to all our Instagram feeds. Maligne Canyon is the perfect place for a hike, and the waterfalls are just gorgeous. No filter needed!

Where: Jasper National Park, AB



Iceland? No. Norway? No. It’s Quebec, people. Venture over to the land of our French-speaking neighbours, and get directions to this amazing spot, s’il vous plait.

Where: Quebec City, QC


takakkaw falls

Ah, what a picturesque location. Say the name ten times fast, and a swarm of parrots will be summoned. Legend has it, at least.

Where: Yoho National Park, BC

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Well, duh. You knew this would be here. It’s pretty obvious. However, it’s just as obviously Worth seeing in real life! We’ll be on the Maid of the Mist with our mascara running.

Where: Niagara Falls, ON


bridal veil

We will say “I do” over and over again to this perfect spot. We won’t say I do to anything else because we’re chronically single. It sure would be nice to share this view with a special someone…

Where: Bridal Veils National Park, BC



At 4o m, this is the second highest waterfall in Ontario. We can tell her she’s the prettiest, though 😉 Open year-round for viewing, you can adventure around this gorgeous spot when it’s frozen for an extra cool effect.

Where: Oliver Paipoonge, ON

Ten of the most beautiful waterfalls in Canada, ten trips for you to take this summer! Happy waterfall spotting, friends!