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Bow River

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Address: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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This feisty waterway is popular for its adjacent walkways used by walkers...

This feisty waterway is popular for its adjacent walkways used by walkers and bicyclers.

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Beautiful and Scenic

Great place to walk to relax and spend sometime with your loved ones. The pathway along with river is a great place to walk and to capture a few amazing views either in your... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to walk to relax and spend sometime with your loved ones. The pathway along with river is a great place to walk and to capture a few amazing views either in your camera or your memory :)

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a lovely lake to visit, the colours were stunning. Truly a lovely nature spot to enjoy the space and the time

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a few hours enjoying the views of the river. The water is so clear and the wildlife is abundant. We also loved just sitting there and peacefully enjoying the breathtaking views all around.

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a good nights sleep we set off on our journey to the Rockies, we stayed to take in the views around Bow River, truly amazing with the snow still on top of the mountains.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You often see groups floating down the Bow River in rafts. What a way to spend a beautiful summer day in Calgary. It's easier to do than what you might think. Just need some good planning and as many willing friends and family. The best float is from Baker Park to the Peace Bridge. Best way is to rent rafts... More 

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Somerset, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This river winds it way through Calgary and much of the area. It is an important resource and has some interesting history related to it's flows.

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great idea to relax. The pathway is along the river with beautiful scenery. People walk, jog, bike, and tai-chi. This is a must if you are staying downtown.

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Odense, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and quiet...beautifull surroundings separationg the city of Calgary...nice to walk-jog or bike a long

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Saint John, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Along the river is a beautiful walk way and it's very nice to stroll along here. Runs for a couple miles along downtown near the river. There is a peace bridge that looks really cool. The river is clean and runs from Banff through Canmore through Calgary and I believe is in Medicine Hat it meets up with the Old... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bow River has some very beautiful scenery with some of the best trout fishing in the world. Above Calgary toward mountains is stunning

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