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Bow River, Calgary
(4.7/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
Descending from the Rocky Mountains and snaking toward the ocean, the section of Bow River provides habitat for a variety of wildlife, primarily rainbow and brown trout. For fly fishermen and fishing enthusiasts, the river provides ample opportunity for fishing. Boats are also used on the river; canoes and inflatable boats are popular choices. The Bow River pathway alongside both banks throughout the city is popular for cycling, hiking, and jogging. Put Bow River into our Calgary itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Calgary.
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  • As far as rivers go, the Bow River is not that impressive. It is closer to a large stream. However, the city pathways along the river offer walking alternatives to the model city for urban sprawl. Per...  more »
  • Best place to picnic in summer with kids, family and friends. Lots of activities for kids, kayaking, etc,... 
  • A must! It's so beautiful, especially during fall! Pictures don't do it justice. I want to go back in the summer!