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Bow River, Calgary

(4.7/5 based on 440+ 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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  • Galgary Alberta District offers enchanting landscapes which have as one of the maximum points that river. Those interested can perform walking a few minutes or hours to enjoy every step of the way.
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  • Even in winter, the path along the Elbow / Bow River is cleared so dog walkers, strollers and joggers can access. Nice view down to the river, and views of bridges dotted with groups of Canadian geese...  more »
  • Calgary did not excite us all that much. After going to the museum, we decided to walk along the river. Three hour free parking on the street made it easy. Calgary was still recovering from a snow sto...  more »