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Bow River

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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“fly fishing” (17 reviews)
“float trip” (5 reviews)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very popular place to fish, have options to hire a boat or fish from the bank etc. Will defo return.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Bow is definitely a gem in Calgary. So many places to walk, hike, bike, or even float down the river. Fresh air, so pretty, lots of wildlife along the path

Thank Squiggett007
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Such a nice place in the summer to walk and just breath in the air. Just enjoy the beauty Mother Nature and Mother Earth have to offer. Recharge your batteries.

Thank Luke L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just across the bridge on route to the Nordic trax is a small parking lot in Canmore. The Bow river snakes thru town and at this lot you can park and access the Bow. Parking is free. Walk under the bridge and fish up river...More

Thank Bckingfisher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The road is of first level, with easy stops to enjoy the wonders of Canada and take pictures of: mountains, rivers, lakes. Just beautiful°

Thank Manuel A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're a photographer or artist, you will love the views along the road of this lovely river. Surrounded by mountains and snow most of the year.

Thank ohgeo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely one of my most favorite places in Calgary. Every time I visit family in Calgary we go for a walk long the Bow!

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's obligatory to check out the Bow River if you're in downtown Calgary. Terrific park space and numerous walking trails along the water's edge.

Thank Fantom_Gormay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I took a stroll around the crescent of Prince's Island Park and we were able to form an impression of that part of the Bow river, which at the time was quite fast-flowing. It originates in the Rockies at the Bow Glacier...More

Thank Seenoff
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Great fun on the river going to also try rafting again this year some of the best fishing in the world

Thank Joe O
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Wendi B
How far is the Bow River from downtown Calgary? And is there public transportation available? Thank you.
14 May 2015|
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Response from Paulyo83 | Reviewed this property |
The Bow River starts in the Rockies and goes through the north part of downtown Calgary. In the summer, you'll see many people in the city floating down the river in inner tubes and little rafts.