Come Visit Bow River in Calgary, Alberta!
Here’s five ways you can enjoy Bow River in Calgary, Alberta:
1. FLOAT DOWN THE RIVER
Enjoy wildlife watching and downtown views from the comfort of a raft in one of Calgary’s music unique experiences. Rent a raft from Lazy Day Raft Rentals and discover where the river meets the mountains in this glacier fed water adventure. Take an exciting ride down the Bow River or a leisurely float down the Elbow River.
2. FISH IN THE HEART OF THE CITY
Spend the afternoon where the Bow River winds through the core of Calgary. World renowned for fly-fishing, the Bow River has multiple spots to tuck away and experience the earthy content of a good fishing trip – right in the heart of the city! Connect with Out Fly Fishing Outfitters for an expert guided experience.
3. RIVER SURFING
Grab your wetsuit and hop on a wave in one of the most unique ways to rock the river. Surfers and photographers converge on this naturally occuring wave, located next to the Bow River Pathway, under the 10th Street Bridge. The Surf Anywhere team knows all the ins and outs of this incredible Calgary landmark.
4. ISLAND DINING
Enjoy a once in a lifetime dining experience in the heart of Prince’s Island Park at the River Cafe. Local ingredients make this Canadian cuisine the perfect way to rock the river. Cruise down the river pathway and discover another culinary hotspot at Charbar. Located in the historic Simmons Building in Calgary’s East Village, the menu is inspired by the Argentine wood-fired grill and fresh, local ingredients.
5. PERUSE THE PATHWAY
Calgary is home to 700 km of river pathway – the longest network in North America. Bike, run, or stroll the Bow River Pathway which winds its way through some of the most well-loved parts of the city. Eau Claire Rapid Rent can get you pedalling in no time for a new perspective on the city.