Bow Lake (Alberta)
Bow Lake at a roadside turnout on Alberta Highway 93
|Location||Banff National Park, Alberta|
|Lake type||Glacial lake located in alberta|
|Primary inflows||Bow River|
|Primary outflows||Bow River|
|Max. length||3.2 km (2.0 mi)|
|Max. width||1.2 km (0.75 mi)|
|Surface area||3.21 km2 (1.24 sq mi)|
|Surface elevation||1,920 m (6,300 ft)|
The lake lies south of the Bow Summitt, east of the Waputik Range (views including Wapta Icefield, Bow Glacier, Bow Peak, Mount Thompson, Crowfoot Glacier and Crowfoot Mountain) and west of the Dolomite Pass, Dolomite Peak and Cirque Peak.
Bow Lake is one of the lakes that line the Icefields Parkway in Banff National Park and Jasper National Park, other such lakes being Hector Lake, Lake Louise, Peyto Lake, Mistaya Lake, Waterfowl Lakes, Chephren Lake and Sunwapta Lake.
Historical Simspon's Num-Ti-Jah Lodge is located on the shores of Bow Lake
Bow Lake is the closest lake to the headwaters of Bow River, and has a total area of 3.21 km².
- Canadian Rockies (1996). "The Icefields Parkway". Retrieved 2009-05-14.
- Tim Whyte
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