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Bow River, Calgary

4.7
#2 of 7 in Nature in Calgary
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. To visit Bow River on your holiday in Calgary, and find out what else Calgary has to offer, use our Calgary.
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  • Snow on the ground, very crisp and glorious blue skies as we walked the Bow River Trail towards Kensington Village, crossing the Peace Bridge, went onto Princes Island. Plenty to see and got some...  more »
  • I've been going here for years it's an amazing place and its fairly accessible from all around Calgary. The bow has lots of different levels of rapids from calm too, well rapid.  more »
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