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Bow River, Calgary

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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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  • En hiver cette rivière est en partie gelée et la partie centrale non gelée charrie des glaçons. certaine parties gelées sont transformées en patinoire gratuites et entretenues. Belles promenades dans ...  more »
  • Have been down the Bow many times kayaking. Love it. It is wonderful that it is right in the middle of the city. Easily accessible. 
  • This is an awesome river to be driving over if you are in Calgary. It's named bow river because it's filled with bows. Great attraction.