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Address: Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: (403) 762-1550
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A Banff must see

Well as you know Banff has quite a few gems around town and this is one of them, Bow Falls, photo ops here are real nice and just in front of Fairmont Banff Chateau, this area is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well as you know Banff has quite a few gems around town and this is one of them, Bow Falls, photo ops here are real nice and just in front of Fairmont Banff Chateau, this area is nice to picnic and sit back and watch the world flow by.

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

See it in the summer flowing fast -or in the winter frozen over with ice - truly a magical spot to experience nature

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spectacular scenery and photographs are a must. Excellent place to visit and enjoy the beautiful falls and take a short walk to view the pretty area.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Bow falls is always a 'nice' stop for 5 minutes. It's nothing fabulous if you've visited Athabasca Falls or some others. I wouldn't tell anyone that it's a must see.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the nice walking path down from the Banff Springs Hotel. During winter so great frozen features!

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Gold Coast, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When walking from town centre along bow river to Fairmont Resort you pass by the falls. Falls nothing spectacular but still recommend to see beautiful scenery all around!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really beautiful place although, very very busy, even in the rain. Get there early to make sure you can see the falls clearly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visit Banff over 15 times a year, and Bow Falls is usually always on my list of things to do when I'm not busy. In the summer, many people are on the trail, but space is still great to move around and past others. The trail is a very family friendly trail, toddlers and small children would have a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

drove there as car rental was from the nearby Fairmont Resort...beautiful falls and river/lake nearby. Golf course is close as well. Noticed guided horse riding as well while we were wandering around. Great spot for photos.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice place for a quick photo in scenic Banff. Not sure that I would actually go here as a destination but if you are in town, it is worth a stop. There is usually lots of parking, and you are right near Banff Springs gold course.

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