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This is an enjoyable walk from downtown Banff. We walked it in the rain and it was a bit mucky but with the right footwear on it is fine. You can hear the falls before you see them. There are much larger waterfalls to see...More
While we were waiting t check into the Banff Fairmont, our Tauck tour operator brought us down to see the falls for the first time. It is close location,and there is easy parking for people. This waterfall on the Bow River is easily viewable from...More
We had been taken to the waterfall on a tour but as we were staying in Banff, we took the trail along the river to the falls. This is a great trail along with others around the town. Try to get there before the coach...More
You must get out of your car to see this beautiful site. Beautiful water falls to experience. A brief walk is worth your while to see nature at its best. A great place to take lovely pictures. The sound of the falls is memorable as...More
I walked from downtown Banff to just below Bow Falls. I went across the foot bridge on the way down, and then crossed into town on the Bow River bridge for cars and pedestrians. There are multiple places to stop with benches right on the...More
These falls are beautiful but are accessible by car (they are beside the parking lot) so they are busy and noisy. If you aren’t in the mood for a hike, check them out...but there are equally (more so)grand falls to visit without the crowds.
The trick with everything in Banff, especially during the busy summer months is to GO EARLY. It's a little bit of a walk, on a very easy and well maintained path, to the falls area. If you head in that direction in the early morning,...More