Bow Falls

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Fay E
Reading, UK69 contributions
Although not a massive fall the power of the water falling over the rocks is incredible such is the power of water
Written 7 August 2022
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ritafasa25
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If you visit Banff must see the Bow Falls is a nice view from the top.
I recommend to visit this place.
Written 5 August 2022
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bypal
Purcell, ok6 contributions
Make sure you see these falls. They are amazing! You can spend time there just mesmerized by the beautiful water!
Written 4 August 2022
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Kipley C
13 contributions
If you’re going, leave early. We didn’t get there until about 11 a.m. and the lots were packed. We turned around disappointed. In all fairness it was the Civic Day weekend.
Written 31 July 2022
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Ron
St. George, UT12 contributions
A must see when in Banff. Been there a number of times and brought a friend this time. Near the falls on the left side of the parking lot, there is a trail up a small hill for a better view of the whole falls experience. Always recommend checking it out
Written 30 July 2022
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jimswan2016
Kirkcolm, UK73 contributions
Couples
Visited by coach as part of Rocky Mountaineer trip.The coach was one of Brewsters many coaches and as usual had excellent driver.The Falls were great and not to busy.The toilets are very basic but functional!!
Written 27 July 2022
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Marlene B
21 contributions
Couples
Walked from under the bridge in town to the falls. Amazing art
Installations along the way. Not really falls.. more rapids, but a lovely walk.
Written 20 July 2022
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SB01
Krakow, Poland692 contributions
Family
Best bet is the 1.4 km hike from the centre of Banff, but you can make it a quick visit as there is a free car park right by the falls. The scenery is beautiful.
Written 19 July 2022
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1GiantsMS
Redwood City, CA1,083 contributions
The falls are about a k off the main road and definitely worth a walk or drive. You can hear the roar of the running water from a distance and it is more impressive to see the power of the falls up close. Many wonderful picture taking sites. The parking lot at the bottom of the road has plenty of spaces. The walk up to the German Pub is also worth it.
Written 18 July 2022
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Johnny H.
Manassas, VA336 contributions
This is a quick visit, roadside waterfall. It is impressive in the sense that it has such amazing scenery with the parking lot right there. You can definitely hike along the river and up to the main Lodge for even more scenery. But if you are short on time or have mobility issues, this is a great option for some wonderful pictures.
Written 17 July 2022
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