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Bow River, Calgary

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Water Body Nature / Park
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 Bow is a gem that runs through the city of Calgary. Outside the rainy season the water is a beautiful blue/green colour and it runs slow enough for families, friends and just about anyone to float...  more »
  • Great pathways , green space , bike paths , sitting in the east village. Do not FEED THE GEESE , you will indirectly ruin the Bow river habitat . enjoy them their little babies by feeding fruits / veg...  more »
  • To see the Bow Rive in its spendor, take the Bow Valley Parkway. The Bow Valley Parkway is worth the drive for the splendid scenery. I understand there is wildlife abundant in the area, but we only en...  more »