Bow Glacier Falls, Lake Louise

4.8
#6 of 30 in Trails in Banff National Park
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  • It runs alongside the shores of Bow Lake. Featuring the ice-blue glacial Bow Lake and stunning panoramic views of its sweeping mountains and majestic alpine.  more »
  • a great short hike along a spectacular run of low but aggressive falls, worth the walk, and feel the temperature change as you get nearer the water with all that ice run off.  more »
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  • Went here Sep 3 '18, Labor say long weekend. This area has restrooms/outhouses as well. Pretty clean than other rest areas. Easy to find. Lots of parking. The lake is so pristine! The glacier is visible from the shore or even from HWY 93. It was a bit windy and fall season starts so it was chilly. Other than that, amazing view of pristine nature. I love Canada.
  • A greta change of pace from some of the other "mountain" hikes. This one brings you around a beautiful lake, up a ravine, and finally into the valley in which the waterfall is found. The ravine has a moderate river and I found it more impressive than the more popular johnston canyon or maligne canyon. There's even a suspended rock you can walk out on. Be warned, the weather in the valley at the end is much colder than the rest of the hike when it is windy... I froze lol
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