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All reviews the river the banff springs hotel marilyn monroe nice walk fairmont hotel easy walk parking lot town centre golf course surprise corner beautiful view trail roar rapids photos winter cascade
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took our dog here for a hike and it was gorgeous! We were able to walk out onto the lake for some great pictures. After you get to the falls on the viewing deck, keep walking down toward the large signage for the best...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 505jillg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just down from the Fairmont Springs Hotel is this scenic spot. Virtually all of it was frozen and you could walk on the river .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bedfordrl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there in the Summer...only place that was not overcrowded. Parking was available and it was so peaceful and beautiful, we spent an hour taking pictures.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we visit in January, cascade was frozen and is it’s beautiful. There is a view point accessed by car or bus and a parking lot. You could view cascade in low level and walk to high level to see it from upside. A very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adalbo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous in the winter! Cold, snowy day but still a highlight! Dress warm, use the bathroom before leaving the parking lot...over 5 km in all, there and back to upper and lower waterfalls. Breathtaking views, dont forget your camera. Clean bathrooms in the parking lot,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank natalinaBCX8434GF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy access to falls. Large viewing area. Nice paved path from town. Enjoyed the walk. Big parking area at the viewing area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RBonin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to have a look but the pathways was frozen and dangerous. Not a good veiw otherwise. From the parking lot the area is quite lovely though

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank B M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice spot in town, good parking. Not a tall waterfall but scenic and accessible. Good views from parking lot.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pgman1960
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always stop at the falls when I am in Banff, even if they are frozen over the contrasting views of the mountains and tree line is pretty.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Miss_Tablet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When in Banff I have to stop to visit the Falls. Bow Falls is close to the town and you take all the time you need to soak up the beautiful scenery.

Date of experience: May 2018
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August 29, 2018|
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Response from Juliab571 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from EKSKS21 | Reviewed this property |
Toilet Facilities at base of Falls and nearby ar Fairmont Springs Hotel which we were allowed to use during our visit. No Washrooms situated at actual viewpoint but not an issue as so many are in nearby vicinity withing... More
January 22, 2018|
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Response from JD W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure on that