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Address: Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: (403) 762-1550
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Amazing scenery. Love hiking along the Bow River and listening to the great water sounds

The parking lot by the Bow Waterfalls is very crowded and difficult to get in and out of. But once parked the views are worth the hike up all the stairs.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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St. John's, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

There isn't much to do there other than view the falls, but they are quite nice and there is LOTs of parking available. You can easily walk there from downtown or the Fairmont. Canoeing is available nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The parking lot by the Bow Waterfalls is very crowded and difficult to get in and out of. But once parked the views are worth the hike up all the stairs.

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coventry uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This is a must do. Beautiful waterfall, with stunning mountain views and crystal clear river. Very close to town and has ample free parking.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The falls were just moving and thats all, because they were still frozen from the winter. Great walking trails and view points of the the mountains, with plenty of snow everywhere

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

My family and I visited the falls and loved the serenity, The views are great and its a top location to take some great photos, a great place to go while in banff

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Really nice place to stay a while, the falls are lovely and there are two small beaches opposite. There did not appear to be any washrooms but we did' look that hard. Could have done with someone selling ice creams or cups of tea.

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Pasadena
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Bow Falls make a picture-perfect setting for photos at any angle. One has to take turns to take photo of Bow Falls as a line forms quickly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

They're definitely worth a look. Especially in the morning if you're a photographer. They'll be back lot in the afternoon so less appealing. Close to Banff Springs Hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is not a big fall. The sight of fall, down side river sorrounded by rocky mountain, is beautiful. Very close to Banff city.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Bow Falls is pretty - its a small cascade on a scenic bend of the river with pretty views, Some walking trails add to the area. I wouldn't class it as a must see in Banff.

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