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Bow River

A Lazy Day on the Bow River is Exactly What You Need!

The Bow River has played a significant role in Alberta‘s history, and Calgary is fortunate to have it run straight through the city. It would be inconceivable to visit the city without pausing to examine the amazing river! Most people are aware of how much excitement can come from rafting, particularly on a lazy day,…

Is Rafting safe?

Bow river rafting is a fun outdoor experience that can be had by all. Like with any outdoor excursion, white water rafters can experience a certain amount of risk. This risk, however, is often a calculated decision that many rafters choose to ignore.  It is best to understand what risks await on the river, in…

How long does it take to float the Bow river?

There’s much adventure to be had when you float the Bow River. The main river that flows through Calgary, the Bow offers adventure or relaxation for locals and visitors. Many make floating down the river an annual tradition. Join in the fun with city views, wildlife sightseeing, and new memories when you float down the…

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…

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…