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“Loved this hike, but a few small problems” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bow Glacier Falls Trail

Bow Glacier Falls Trail
Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #8 of 15 Attractions in Lake Louise
Type: Sports
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Irvine, California
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34 attraction reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Loved this hike, but a few small problems”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

First of all, Bow Lake at the start of this trail is just beautiful. And, its nice to have the snack shop at Num-Ti-Jah Lodge available for snacks and drinks after the hike. Like others have said, drive past the lodge to park close to the trail head. The trail isn't too difficult, but part of it has been washed-out. You will have to get creative and wade through the water, or preferably, climb through the trees for a bit. This is also a very rocky trail, so be prepared with good hiking boots. Finally, wear bug spray! The trail ends at the falls and it is spectacular. We ate lunch at the end and there were only five other people in sight. On the way back we passed two large groups of backpackers, but they were likely headed to the hut. This was an amazing way to get away from crowds and just enjoy the beauty of the area in peace.

Visited July 2014
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Very Beautiful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Bow Glacier Falls Trail is a most beautiful sight and very well maintained attracting a large number of tourists daily. Mother Nature is indeed very beautiful.

Visited July 2014
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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Pretty easy trail.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Beautiful trail easy for most walkers. Trail was under water from snowmelt near the falls so you could not get right up to the falls. No problem though, you still got the beauty of everything about this trail

Visited July 2014
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Houston, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Breath taking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Nature at its finest! Park authorities has everything label and good signage to direct you. We we're blessed with great weather. It was awesome!

Visited July 2014
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Seoul, South Korea
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“perfect!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

you should try to walk around this gorgeous lake. BEAUTIFUL!

Visited August 2013
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