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Reviewed yesterday

riverside path from Banff ,easy walking with some up and down stairways with handrails. the falls are are not the vertical type more of a rapids but well worth the effort

Thank rharben
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wot a lovely place and scenery. The actual fall were lovely to see . Lots of photo opportunities here. Try get thete early as not much parking and thete were lots of coaches arriving too. Dies get very busy mid day . Well worth a...More

Thank E3943RUleslier
Reviewed 2 days ago

Did this ona Banff trip, awesome is a frequently used word in Canada, this sums up this attraction extremely well...

Thank ChrisH6648
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped here twice on our July visit to Banff. Not exciting, but nonetheless pleasant scenic spot within walking distance of the town center.

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our first stop out of Banff on a coach trip around the area - the waterfalls are indeed pretty and picturesque, but there are more exciting and spectacular waterfalls to see, eg the Natural Bridge and Athabasca. To be fair, the weather didn't...More

Thank PVilly
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So the falls are pretty there is no denying, the scenery in the area is breathtaking in places but I just expected it to be more. You can do rafting in the area but like many sightseeing activity a little over priced in my opinion....More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 4 days ago

beautiful view on a great sunny day. We have stopped there part of the Brewster sightseeing tour. highly recommend doing the tour

Thank 157LarisaR1157
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is a parking lot right beside the falls for those that cannot do much walking- also a nice trail for those who can.

Thank newmarty2014
Reviewed 6 days ago

Follow the path that winds down through the trees at the rear of the Banff Springs Hotel until you reach Bow Falls. A truly powerful spectacle with tens of thousands of litres of water rushing over the falls. Well worth the visit.

Thank John T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful site and worth the visit to have a look and a few selfies of this wonderful site. Plus no taxes and just enjoy the serenity.

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John K
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Salman S
August 6, 2018|
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Response from joltt | Reviewed this property |
I was looking for toilet too when I was there but I didn’t see one.
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January 22, 2018|
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Response from JD W | Reviewed this property |
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