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“great spot for a picinic” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bow Falls

Bow Falls
Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #6 of 33 attractions in Banff
Type: Waterfalls
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Nanaimo, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“great spot for a picinic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

it was a wonderful spot close to the river, the falls and being able to feel the power of the river... a great place for a lazy day and stroll

Visited June 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
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“Wild Water”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

The Bow Falls surged powerfully in late June 2013 since the mountain flood waters that flooded Calgary were raging their way onwards as we saw them in Banff. In the past, the experience had been exciting, but now knowing the extreme damage they were causing downriver, no enjoyment could be taken. The power of nature's forces had seized control and it had to be reckoned with this spring.

Visited June 2013
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Saskatoon, Canada
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“Easy to access”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Good to listen to, easy to access. Some easy walking trails alongside. Be sure to travel most of the parts alongside for the best experience.

Visited July 2013
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Canton, Michigan
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3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
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“Nice easy hike for families”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This is a nice beginner hike on a paved path that meanders along the Bow River with two waterfalls. Easy to walk, even with small children and great views of the water, canyon and mossy rocks along the way with alpine flowers.

Visited July 2013
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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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“Excellent”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Excellent falls and was very interested to hear about Marilyn Monroe's escapades at the falls. The information posts are very good, telling you interesting facts about the area and all the wildlife that are in the area

Visited July 2013
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