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Bow River

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #9 of 228 Attractions in Calgary
Type: Bodies of Water
Description: This feisty waterway is popular for its adjacent walkways used by walkers and bicyclers.
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

we did a Brewster tour and it was just great Drivers very friendly and informative. we went to Jasper, Banff and lake Louise the views were just fantastic

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

On holiday meant to do some rafting down the river didnt have time but looked so much fun. Lovely riverside walks and what a great place to jog alongside every morning.

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Fmm
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Was downtown with a very good friend....we walked, ate, enjoyed the people and scenery....all in the downtown area.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

love watching people enjoy nature and peace..relaxing to see, i love that it is clean and safe enough to enjoy,

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Banff National Park, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Gorgeous scenery, fresh Alpine Air hard to beat! Challenging fly fishing Rowing on the River amazing way to spend your day!

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Calgary, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We usually take at least one raft trip per year from just below Stony Bridge on the north side of the river in the put in ramp. Yes, the river has changed since the 2013 flood, but that does make it more interesting. If you keep to basic safety rules, wear your life jacket, and don't tie dinghies together, you... More

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Pincher Creek, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Tough fishing the mighty Bow this weekend! Landed 2 small rainbows in 3 days. Great on the river though. Great bird life. My dog had a wonderful time.

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Dallas, Texas
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780 reviews 780 reviews
112 attraction reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Coming straight from the glaciers it's the most beautiful blue color. Small waterfalls just off deer foot trail south of the city. Great running paths along the main leg in downtown Calgary.

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Prattsburgh, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The float trip on the Bow River was excellent. We just sat on the float while out guide did the rowing and talked about the river. Beautiful scenery and the river was calm.

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Houston, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

so pretty and the bike paths around it are just fantastic. it also helped that we lived right next to it but looking at it everyday was great as well.

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