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“stunning views” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bow Falls

Bow Falls
Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
(403) 762-1550
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Ranked #6 of 71 things to do in Banff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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“stunning views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

I walked both the Bow falls trail and the Tunnel Mountain round, frm both you get fantastic views Bow Falls is the easier walk, and when you feel you have earned it after admiring the falls you can walk up the steps behind to the Fairmont Hotel and get a meal or just coffee and cake - if you want, you can then carry on over the hill to the hot springs walking through the woods and catch the bus back into the town from there. A great afternoons entertainment, and free .

Visited April 2013
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“awesome place to see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

it is beautiful to see the falls very close to downtown Banff city center,nice park also,you will like this place for sure,very clean and safe here .

Visited April 2013
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“Gorgeous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Nothing to dislike. Was amazing to see in a winter setting. I've been to Banff so many times and never made it to the falls - will definitely come back. Really would like to see in the summer.

Visited March 2013
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“Great at any time of the year!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

In the past 18 months we have visited Bow Falls on three different occassions while visiting Banff. Once in October, once in January, and once in April. Each time was great and the falls were beautiful (for different reasons) at each time of year. The falls are an easy walk from Banff itself and from the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, and anyone visiting town should definitely stop here!

Visited April 2013
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“A quick point of interest”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013 via mobile

Whether you walk down from the bridge.to the final plunge or simply drive down to the end, everyone visiting Banff should have a few moments to admire Bow Falls. Walk up from the parking area (below the Banff Springs Hotel) to get a full vista of the rapids before the final falls. I think the view is better from the BSH side rather than the overlook on the town side.

Visited April 2013
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