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Is the Bow River safe to swim in?

The Bow River provides many outdoor activities perfect for families, visitors, and locals. This busy river is a must-see when traveling to Calgary because there’s tons to see and do.  From rafting in the backcountry to relaxing riverside, there’s never a dull moment. Whether you’re Bow river rafting or wading in to cool off, safety…

What should you look for before renting a raft?

Whitewater rafting is a popular choice for those looking for a little adventure and fun. It’s a great way to experience the scenery and wildlife of Calgary, as well. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, whitewater rafting can give you that thrilling, unique experience you’re looking for. However, rafting along the river doesn’t have to be…

How far down the Bow should you go?

The Bow River is a prominent staple for both visitors and locals of the Calgary area. There are tons of ways to enjoy the scenic sights along this river, both in the city and outside of it. Whether you’re looking for a lazy float or a thrilling rapid, the Bow has it all. There are…

Is the Bow River open for rafting?

The Bow River offers many options when it comes to outdoor adventure. When it comes to rafting, visitors can experience a range of excursions. These include self-guided and guided river rafting along both whitewater and flatwater areas.  Although the Bow River is open for river rafting, there are a few things you should know before…

Where does the Bow river start?

The Bow River provides clean water, scenic views, and plenty of outdoor activities for locals and visitors alike. This precious resource even helps regulate waste from the many cities and towns found along its bank. The scenic getaways that the Bow River provides also help to increase tourism and trade.  But did you know that…

What you Need to Know Before you Float the Bow

  “Floating the Bow” in Calgary, Alberta, Canada is practically a rite of passage for Calgarians. It’s a great way to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends (or get *away* from family and friends!) and is a unique way to see our beautiful city from a completely different perspective.  To make sure that you have…

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