Beneath the famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel is gushing Bow
Falls. Follow Bow Falls drive from Banff. Downstream
the Bow River merges with the Spray River on its journey to the
Atlantic Ocean. Hikers information is below.
Interesting to note is that
the falls and river are bisecting two very different rock
formations, one of which is 70 million years older than
Hike to the Bow Falls
The Bow Falls trail is one of the easier
hikes allowing you time to stop and enjoy every minute.
From the Banff Bridge walk south. Follow the river which naturally
brings you to the Bow Falls. The Banff center can be seen
on Tunnel Mountain ahead and to your right is Rundle Mountain.
View the falls tumbling below. Carry on to the parking
lot and picnic area below where you can view the falls tumbling
over the rocks from a new angle. Those wishing, can cross
the parking lot to stairs that lead up to famous Banff Springs