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“Easy to find, not much of a falls”
Review of Bow Falls

Bow Falls
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Banff and Lake Louise Full-Day Tour with a Small Group
Ranked #5 of 76 things to do in Banff
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Easy to find, not much of a falls”
Reviewed September 29, 2013

Worth stopping if you are already in the area to visit the historic Banff Springs Hotel. Lots of water over a rapids.

Visited September 2013
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Big Sandy, Texas
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“Great Photo Ops”
Reviewed September 29, 2013

We enjoyed taking pictures & just looking out at the water. Also skipping rocks was a neat time for us.

Visited September 2013
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Victoria, Canada
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“Beautiful place to eat your picnic.”
Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

The scenery is stunning, the grounds are immaculate and the trail is perfect for any level of fitness. A must see.

Visited September 2013
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“Easy to go”
Reviewed September 28, 2013

It close to town center,just cross Bow river.parking area was ok,close to the fall,the fall is not big,but it's ok.you can see Bow river curve along the mountain.it's not a must

Visited September 2013
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Calgary
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“nice relaxing stop”
Reviewed September 27, 2013

A beautiful place to stop and a must when visiting Banff. It costs nothing, once you are in the park, to see Bow Falls and is a great photo opportunity, offering a manificent backdrop. It is an easy walk to the falls (from Banff ) and the Banff Springs Hotel. You can walk to the top of the falls via a staircase adjoining the west side of the falls. You can also see the Bow Falls from the east side of the river if you enter from the road leading to the Banff School of Fine Arts. This route also offer a fantastic view/photo op of the Banff Springs Hotel.
From the Bow Falls it is also worth a drive to the golf course since we, more often then not, spot wildlife -- especially elk and deer. It can be cool by the water edge so a jacket/sweater may be recommended if you plan staying for a while especially in the morning hours.

Visited September 2013
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