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“Incredible in Winter”
Review of Bow Falls

Bow Falls
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$181.78*
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Banff Day Trip from Calgary
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Reviewed March 1, 2014

The entire trip took us about two hours in the winter. Definitely wear ice cleats or yaktrax/korkers at a minimum, we found slippery areas. The frozen falls are beautiful and numerous. You do not need a tour guide as the trail is well marked and safe. Remember that park facilities are closed in the winter, although there are pit latrines available if you need them. The drive from Banff took at about 45 minutes over well plowed (but not snow free) roads.

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Reviewed February 28, 2014

An easy walk out the back of the hotel past the waldhaus pub. This is beautiful and a must on a sunny day.

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Reviewed February 18, 2014

So beautiful…make sure you walk to the top! There are kayaks available to rent at the bottom of the falls.

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Reviewed February 17, 2014

awesome to see the bow river and how it comes down over the falls, very breathtaking and a chance for great photos!

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Reviewed February 10, 2014

Seeing the Bow Falls frozen over with a little river running from it was a very pretty winter site. It is an easy to get to view with walking trails around the area

Thank Melonia N
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