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Bow Falls, Banff

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Witness a raging torrent of white water at Bow Falls. Listen to the hypnotic roar as the water tumbles down the dramatic cascade. Though not particularly high, the falls are wide, and the power on display is undeniable. If you can handle some stairs, the trail continues beyond the falls and is worth exploring for a peaceful stroll where you might spot some wildlife. Nicely accessible from a nearby carpark, the falls offer something for everyone to enjoy. To visit Bow Falls on your holiday in Banff National Park, and find out what else Banff National Park has to offer, use our Banff National Park vacation trip planner.
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  • A beautiful walk from parking lot to falls. It's not Niagara but it's mesmerising. If you love Bow River thru Calgary, and love Bow Lake, you want to be here. Easy drive out of Banff. Saw a few leisur...  more »
  • not very high but lots of volume, free parking (small lot). The drive around the golf course is worth the gas  more »
  • A typical tourass trap for those that know no better nor have the time to explore the areas close by that have far better views and interest.  more »