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Bow Falls

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Address: Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-762-1550
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Banff and Lake Louise Full-Day Tour with a Small Group
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Summer Tour: Banff and its Wildlife
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This is an awesome local spot to go and visit. We were taken there on a wildlife morning tour and it was awesome. Definitely a must see! It is beautiful and not even that far from... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very low fall. A lot of water. Very close to (or in) Banff, otherwise not really worth to go and see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an awesome local spot to go and visit. We were taken there on a wildlife morning tour and it was awesome. Definitely a must see! It is beautiful and not even that far from town.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful walk from Fairmont, and definitely worth it. The falls were beautiful flowing in the river and mountain backdrop.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very accessible with lots of parking, and the restaurants and shops of the Banff Springs Hotel are just a short walk up the hill.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited 2 years ago and took the exact same picture of our children both times. This place is stunning. After visiting the Cave and Basin Historical park we came here to try and get pictures and view falls. However high traffic from tourists and zero parking made us head back to our hotel. (this was midday August) So on... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bow Falls we didn't spend alot of time at, because there wasn't much hiking required to see all the views! The falls is very pretty and the view down the river is gorgeous. There is some hiking trails above the falls that we did not take, but there is plenty to hike around and look at if you're looking for... More 

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Estevan, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can either drive there or do the short little hike from town. We did the hike as we had our dog and we wanted to get out and enjoy the fresh mountain air. Goes super fast, like 1.5km maybe one way? The falls are cool when your there, great for a few pics and then time to go. Worth... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular scenery and absolutely beautiful. Definitely a place not to miss. Had a great visit there with lasting memories.

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Thank samQueenslander
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The falls are just breathtaking, even at this time of year (November) and the surrounding scenery, with the river, forest and mountain, is beyond beautiful. We were there just after the sun had set, so the colors on the water were extraordinary.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome place to get photos. It's really nice when it's frozen. Highly recommend checking this area out.

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