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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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  • Not the most spectacular Falls but important to the history of the area. Get there early in the morning before the tour buses or for sunset to truly enjoy.  more »
  • Its right in the middle of town of Banff so you can't miss it.There is a very easy trail along the river with lots of view points.  more »
  • I have seen Bow falls many times but I have never seen it this early in the year and 90% frozen still took pictures the falls are much better in the summer. If your in Banff the falls are minutes away...  more »