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Bow River

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Address: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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This feisty waterway is popular for its adjacent walkways used by walkers...

This feisty waterway is popular for its adjacent walkways used by walkers and bicyclers.

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The Beautiful Bow

There are more than a few great spots around Calgary to sit and enjoy the beauty of the Bow River. Never under estimate the power of this ever changing river. In the summer... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 November 2016
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Calgary, Alberta
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is a normal river separating parts of Calgary.Nice mountains can be seen in the distance.Lovely trees abound both sides.

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Calgary, Alberta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

There are more than a few great spots around Calgary to sit and enjoy the beauty of the Bow River. Never under estimate the power of this ever changing river. In the summer months, the Bow becomes a haven for tubing however danger lurks with it's under tows, currents, branches and rocks and caution is advised. Never trust the ice... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a beautiful river running through Calgary, great for long rafting trips, very popular with the fly fishermen, and I have lived near it, and walked, and swam my dogs in it, for over 30 years. Hard to review, having walked beside it winter, summer, and everything in between, for years, it has been glorious, and crappy, sometimes in... More 

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Warwick, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Travel to Alberta and bc on honeymoon and enjoyed lots of beautiful views of natures finest outdoors

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Quite and good pathway for nice evenings walking ,also you can cycle,walk for hours.good for family and have got bench can sit n relax

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Use to live in Cranston and go almost everyday to the river bank. It's gorgeous over there! Fishing was so so though.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

For some nice views of the river or good fishing, use the bike paths or just stop at the many benches for a little picnic along the river.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

There are many paths alongside the Bow River. You can actually find them online as well, for biking or walking. I used the bridges as my set points. Great workout! And, the time just flew by.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Fisherman from all over the world travel to fly fish our world renowned Bow River! Beautiful scenery all along the length of the Bow. Well worth the trip for the avid fisherman. There are many good guides that work the Bow to offer a wonderful experience for any level of fisherman.

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Livingston, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had seen all of downtown but found this beautiful place to walk around. There was a bicycle race that day and it wasn't crowded at all.

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