Bow Falls, Banff

4.2
#4 of 48 in Parks in Banff National Park
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. Arrange your visit to Bow Falls and discover more family-friendly attractions in Banff National Park using our Banff National Park trip maker tool .
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  • October 4, 2017
    The falls are incredibly powerful and scenic. The raw power is something to see over and over. I will go back definitely  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    We visited Bow Summit earlier in the week. Imagine our surprise when we found Bow River sliding down to Bow Falls. Soooo pretty. And yes, the water really is that color! Interesting how the trees grow...  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    The Bow Falls trail and Bow river lookout was a comfortable and short trail with needing to climb steps to reach the top viewpoint. Its a nice location for a quick stroll, but there a lot more scenic ...  more »

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