The Calgary River Access Strategy is a game changer for Bow River drift boat fishing. From six boat ramps within and downstream of Calgary we will see an expansion to nine in two years. As the full impact of the strategy rolls out we can expect to see more than 17 boat ramps from West Baker Park in the north-west of Calgary down to Carseland . View the Calgary River Access Website for more details
A Bow River River Access Map can be accessed through the following Link
The map list all existing and proposed boat ramps. The following legends apply to the boat ramp map
Six boat ramps that are currently accessible for trailered drift boats use.
Four existing boat ramps that are restricted to “Hand Launch Only”. Three of which should become accessible for trailered drift boats use within 2- 3 years.
Three new boat ramps developed by the City of Calgary as a part of the River Access Strategy. Ogden and Inglewood should be available in 2018 and Douglasdale in 2020
Four future boat ramp sites that will be developed as Calgary expands downstream. Seton may be the first on the list as a replacement for Policeman’s Flats.