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“Beautiful, Peaceful stop along the Icefield Parkway”
Review of Bow Lake

Bow Lake
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Athabasca Glacier Snow Trip from Banff
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Ottawa, Canada
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20 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful, Peaceful stop along the Icefield Parkway”
Reviewed July 8, 2014

There is a little lodge here that is literally booked almost a year in advance and I can totally see why. Bow lake was incredibly beautiful, especially with the blue skies and sunshine we had the day we visited. I even took 10 minutes to just lay on the rock beach and soak in the sights and sounds the lake had to offer! Definitely a great little pit stop - and the gift shop is pretty great too!!

Visited June 2014
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Red Deer, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great view”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

When we arrived at Bow Lake, there were hardly any people around. There were lots of trails and little bridges to moodle around on, plus we enjoyed the gift shop too. Lots of interesting stuff.

Visited June 2014
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Merthyr Tydfil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
Reviewed June 24, 2014

We had the chance for a photo opportunity whilst on a bus tour. Very pretty lake still frozen, lovely scenery and well worth a stop.

Visited May 2014
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Amazing views of lake still half frozen”
Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for a quick photo opportunity whilst driving up to the Columbia ice field. We're glad we did as the views were amazing. Some of the lake was still frozen even in June which added to the dramatic view. Worth a quick stop on the roadside!

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Worth a look”
Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Not bad and worth a stop we went down to the lake side . Just a standard lake was half frozen for us. May be better when thawed

Visited June 2014
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