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Bow Falls

Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-1550
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“the river” (391 reviews)
“nice walk” (80 reviews)
Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-1550
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing scenery and a short hike from Banff Springs, incredible falls after a spring storm. Always a highlight.

Thank canadalaz
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very nice spot and the waterfall is very powerful. It's a nice place to relax and take some photos. there's no refreshment place, though.

Thank BL1947
Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting walk to the falls although not so easy if you don't like steps. Glorious views down the river with snow capped mountains and the Banff Springs Hotel near the falls.

Thank Lorrie F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A short walk from Banff main thoroughfare. It's a must see when you are in Banff. It's apparently the scene for a movie by Marilyn Monroe. Even though I have not seen the movie, the thought of the late starlet presence is enough to generate...More

Thank Zac C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited in spring whilst snow was still on the ground. The Falls were flowing and the views are beautiful. The edge of the lake has tons of little icicles all piled up, they reflected the light and was so pretty! A must see whilst in...More

Thank katie7325
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautifully located, this pretty little waterfall was largely covered with ice in April. The river was otherwise clear of ice... I found that odd.

Thank ntsci
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing walking experience! It is a must visit place. We went in May, still some ice remaining. We had great time!

Thank Ting J
Reviewed 4 days ago

My son enjoyed these falls so much that we ventured to both sides (on 2 diff. days). A 17 yr. old smiled for a picture!!! ;)

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came down around 830 pm it was almost empty and you can truly enjoy the space. It was tranquil the rush of the falls slowly trickling through the stones in the lake, you can sit by a shoreline and just take in the beauty.

Thank Paola B
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great walking & hiking for families. It was great to be back with nature, birds, elk & deer. Photo opportunities abound. The roads are in good condition we saw lots of bikers & even some skateboarding.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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James C
How far are the falls from the centre of town and is the path steep ? Thanks
1 June 2015|
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Malu M
É seguro fazer rafting no River Bow?
9 July 2015|
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Malu M
E seguro fazer rafting no River BOw
9 July 2015|
Response from sueli2015 | Reviewed this property |
Eu não fiz rafting lá, mas pesquisei e verifiquei que se forem tomadas todas as precauções e atendidas as normas de segurança que são fornecidas no local, é seguro. É bom também evitar uma passagem perigosa - a Harvie... More
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