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Tunnel Mountain Drive

Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a nice little hike to see the Hoodoos. The trail was easy to find. We even saw a deer drinking from the river.

Thank Rhawig
Reviewed 1 week ago

a nice drive when leaving Banff, road is paved and in good shape. some nice scenery, very few places to pull off

Thank AME283
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an interesting spot with cool history about how they built train tracks across such steep slopes. It's definitely best if a train is on the track so you can see how impressive it is. It's a nice spot on a drive up to other...More

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Couple of parking lots. On a sunny clear day, it's a beautiful little walk. Vantage point to see the Hoodoos, river and mountain range. Pretty spring flowers blossoming as well. Not a difficult walk along well marked paths, but can get steep in places, if...More

Thank GSD250
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice little loop around the top of tunnel mountain. Sometimes we see wildlife but the weather was bad yesterday so we didn't see anything. You must stop at the Hoodoos and take in the awesome scenery, when the weather is nice :D

Thank lynnlees62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place offers some nice views but not unique. Not worth walking or hike. Drive is not too long. Can be visited once in a while.

Thank pratiknruparel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Unless you absolutely need a hike make sure to see this site by car. The views are one of a kind. Road is about 7 km round trip from Banff centre.

Thank treetrippers
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is titled "Tunnel Mountain Drive" so I'm limiting my review to the drive. It's alright. There are certainly far more scenic places to drive. Otherwise, it's a road in the mountains lined on both sides with trees. I certainly wouldn't make a plan so...More

1  Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This should be part of a Banff stay. We took this drive as part of a app guided tour that we downloaded. This was a highlight of the tour if you are a low activity traveler ( we don't hike much). I also highly recommend...More

2  Thank John C
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The place is so beautiful! You'll see the mooses and bears. The landscape is surreal!! There are glaciers a lot, there are forests that decorate the mountains, rivers and lakes with blue waters. Is fantastic!!

Thank edgar902
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Is there a map of this drive and where to stop?
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