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Tunnel Mountain Drive

Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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“nice drive” (45 reviews)
“short drive” (20 reviews)
“surprise corner” (22 reviews)
Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This drive is so nice. There is always a good chance of seeing Elk along this beautiful stretch of road. The mtns are beautiful. Take your time and enjoy

Thank Debra1805
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our all-day on-road bicycle tour started and ended on Tunnel Mountain Drive. The descent into town in the morning and ascent back up to the campground road were two fun parts of a very enjoyable day.

Thank KevinMiller1956
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Fantastic little hike. I am sure most people could make this hike. If your a little out of shape, just take it slow and I don't think it would be an issue to get to the top. Another fantastic view easy to access. You see...More

1  Thank J1795GOsusanl
Reviewed 18 November 2017

I highly suggest Tunnel Mountain hike with access from Tunnel Mountain dr or from the town . The hike takes about 45 minutes and isn’t that hard or too high but the view of the town of Banff and surrounding is spectacular so worth the...More

1  Thank Lucy Q
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We did the north part of it to the hotels but the rest was already closed I assume for the season. Check before going!

1  Thank Brigitte L
Reviewed 29 October 2017

A nice little drive with some great areas to pull over and enjoy the view-be sure to stop at the hoodoos viewpoint. If you want to hike up tunnel mountain, go early in the summer to get a parking spot!

1  Thank adventuremom28
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We went down to look at the Hoodoos and followed the road as far as it went. Was a nice drive with trees on both sides and a couple of spots to stop and take pictures. I'd recommend it.

1  Thank Don2525
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Lovely, scenic, well-maintained road to take in all the beautiful nature surrounding Banff. We saw mountain goats and deer.

1  Thank tj2010
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We were a bit disappointed with this drive. It was mostly wooded along the way and we didn't see any wildlife. The road is gravel and there was a lot of dust on the old rental car. If you want another view of Banff, give...More

1  Thank Jinnyus
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This shortish drive from Surprise Corner to the Tunnell Mountain Road will take you to a couple of vantage places and walk accesses. Pretty enough to make the time to explore

1  Thank CodyMav
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7 May 2016|
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Response from ggirtel | Reviewed this property |
Or... you can just drive along it slowly. Most of the spots are well marked. The speed limit is fairly low, and most people in Banff are not in a hurry, so taking a slow drive won't aggravate too many. This is a quote... More