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Bow River, Calgary

(4.6/5 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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  • The bike paths thatw go up and down the Bow in downtown Calgary are nice when it is not peak before or after work hours. The path can be quite busy, some sections can be bumpy but an overall wonderful...  more »
  • In Banff, you can find the spot where Marilyn Monroe was playing with Robert Mitchum... The bow river look like really healthy river in comparison of some rivers overseas... That's true  more »
  • The River runs right through the centre of town and makes for very attractive area to walk through with great path system. Out of interest the Bow River is named after the trees along the river that t...  more »