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Bow River, Calgary

4.7
#5 of 36 in Parks in Calgary
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 River is a lovely blue where ever you see it. Great walks along the river with amazing bird life.  more »
  • North to Banff if the Bow river start near the Bow glacier. It is just near the road with no need to walk and accessible to wheel chairs as well. Driving down Soutgband towards Banff you meet the rive...  more »
  • This is a lovely place to walk/relax after dinner in the city in the summertime. Also saw lot's of people running and biking. Only a few blocks from the city centre.  more »

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