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“Pleasant walk” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bow Falls

Bow Falls
Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #7 of 32 Attractions in Banff
Type: Waterfalls
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Loveland, Colorado
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“Pleasant walk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This was a very nice, in town walk. The path along the Bow river leads to a series of falls, not very high, but very broad. The end of the trail and best views are reached by a well paved path and sets of stairs. We really enjoyed the walk and a good free activity in a very expensive town.

Visited July 2014
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“Beautiful Morning Walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Bow Falls was the highlight of our trail walk from downtown Banff. The trail was very well kept and the view of the Bow River and Bow Falls was excellent. What an awesome natural wonder!

Visited July 2014
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“Nice place for a walk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It is very nice place for a short walk. Bow Falls are wide and powerfull. there is few places where you can look at it. Good photo opportunity. You can also walk aroud the area to look at the majestic The Fairmont Banff Spring Hotel. Worth to visit place.

Visited July 2014
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“Bow Falls walk into Town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

From downtown Banff walk to river bridge, along to falls, back towards town but take the signposted path to Banff Springs Hotel (beautiful) passing the Cascade Gardens ( where you can look down main street Banff). Along the way there are other attractions( museums etc). Go to info. center to get map. A very enjoyable walk.

Visited June 2014
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“Nice little view. Easy to get to”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is one of the Banff national parks "paved views" as I like to call them. It's a nice spot with lots of parking and bathrooms and is perfect if you have seniors and kids with you. If you are in banff, you should definitely hit this spot. Personally, I think there are many much nicer and more interesting views in the park but the best ones require a hike to get to.

Visited August 2013
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