Bow Falls

Bow Falls, Banff: Tickets, Tours, Address, Phone Number, Bow Falls Reviews: 4.5/5

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Jordy
Calgary, Canada18 contributions
Nice, but there’s better.
May 2021 • Couples
It’s okay to view, but there are far more spectacular waterfalls of you’re willing to hike a little. Take the time to find something truly stunning.
Written May 7, 2021
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Crystal T
Prince George, British Columbia, Canada5 contributions
Beautiful view. Awesome hike.
Mar 2021
This walk is so close to town, you could do it every morning before you get on with your day. Spikes are helpful in March for the ice. No bathroom in the parking lot though which I thought was weird.
Written March 26, 2021
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Samantha Ronson
Toronto, Canada11 contributions
Not amazed, will come back a different season.
Mar 2021
Went for a little morning walk and decided to check out the famed bow falls. It was alright, nice paths in the area but would for sure be a better view in late spring/early summer. Lots of snow and quite slippery walking around. Still a decent spot to check out if you’re here in winter.
Written March 20, 2021
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MLeggott
Calgary, Canada5 contributions
Easy Hike in Town
Mar 2021 • Friends
We walked from the museum down the Bow Falls trail. We needed spikes over the stairs, was very nice.
Written March 3, 2021
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haileythegolden
Edmonton, Canada2,354 contributions
Beautiful
Feb 2021 • Couples
Bow falls is always a beautiful area to visit. Great to visit in February as there are no huge tourist crowds like the summer. Nice walking from the Falls to the Banff springs golf course
Written February 23, 2021
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GlenFC
Gold Coast, Australia303 contributions
Great place
Feb 2020 • Family
We were easily able to access the Bow Falls from our hotel (Fairmont Banff Springs). Great location, lots of local trails for photo opportunities. Check it out.
Written January 4, 2021
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ScubaNut099
Edmonton, Canada164 contributions
Small falls with good views even in winter
Dec 2020
Walking along the trail system in Banff we happened to come across Bow Falls. Being winter, they were partially frozen, which actually made for better photos if you ask me. Takes a little bit of walking to get here, but the trail is extremely wide open and flat.
Worth the quick walk out to see it.
Written December 26, 2020
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Todd R
8 contributions
Great walking trails, Beautiful scenery.
Nov 2020 • Family
Beautiful, even when it's cold out. Great walking trails are useful when your trying to digest a bellyfull of pizza and beavertails. 😉
Written November 13, 2020
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Sara M
Vancouver, Canada3 contributions
Great little walk while visiting Banff
Oct 2020
We happened to stumble upon the trail to Bow Falls while exploring Banff and are glad we did. It is an easy stroll along the river in the woods to the falls. There are stairs to the view point... so not the best if you have a stroller or wheelchair but that being said you can still see some of the falls without climbing the stair.
Written November 8, 2020
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Chad M
Calgary, Canada171 contributions
Always Come to the Falls
Nov 2020 • Couples
We always make it a point to come and visit the Bow Falls. This place is very meaningful for our family. This time of year, especially on a weekday, it’s quiet and there’s less rushing water. It was a gorgeous day and we truly love the view of the falls and the river below the falls. Go see for yourself if you find yourself in Banff!
Written November 3, 2020
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