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Welcome to Bow River ...

A typical abbreviation for Bow River: Bow Riv.

Bow River is 2,290 feet [698 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Bow River is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Bow River lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).

Area codes for Bow River: (403) & (587)<2>

Communities near Bow River ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bow River.

  • Bow Island
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bow Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bow Island
    • Bow Island lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Bow River
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bow Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bow Island<5>
  • Vauxhall
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vauxhall came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vauxhall
    • Vauxhall lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Bow River
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vauxhall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vauxhall<5>
  • Grassy Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grassy Lake
    • Grassy Lake lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Bow River
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  • Burdett
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burdett came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burdett
    • Burdett lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Bow River
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hays
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hays came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hays
      • Hays lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Bow River
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hays
    • Juno
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juno
      • Juno lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Bow River
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juno
    • Purple Springs
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purple Springs
      • Purple Springs lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Bow River
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purple Springs
    • Grantham
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantham
      • Grantham lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Bow River
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantham
    • Rolling Hills
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Hills
      • Rolling Hills lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the north of Bow River
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    • Taber

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bow River ...

Looking for more information about Bow River? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bow River, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bow River.

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The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bow River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).
<3>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bow River) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bow River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.9333, Longitude: -111.7000    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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