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Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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All reviews hoo doos short drive surprise corner the banff springs hotel great drive relaxing drive pull over beautiful scenery bow river take pictures easy hike take your time hoodoos wildlife views elk viewpoint
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although almost in town not too much traffic, very scenic and if you're traveling at the right time of day the wildlife is out.

Thank ccrowe3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to get to, following Tunnel Mountain Road. Accessible parking and a easy hike up to view the Hoodoos.

Thank Daryl J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a smoggy day (from forest fires) but still got sense of the magnificent mountains, river and the scale of this wonderful place. We saw red squirrels, lots of elk close up and birds. If you venture further down the trails you can...More

Thank winsoc1953
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice drive but nothing crazy special compared to some of the other drives in the area. good to do if you want a quick drive a short way from town

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is a great drive when you are in Banff. You get to view the Banff Springs Hotel from the other side of the river, some interesting old and new houses, maybe see some wildlife and the Tunnel Mountain Camp Ground

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Awesome short drive around Tunnel Mountain. It was the only spot we managed to catch a glimpse of some Elk enjoying the grass!!

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Did this after reading other reviews and am very glad we did. Not a long drive but you can stop and see many things along the way. We had smoke from the BC fires so some of the views were obscured but still saw the...More

1  Thank AAAmom3
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The drive is amazing. We stayed at the campgrounds. Evenings of clear skies, mid nite blue perfect for star gazing! Bask in the magnificence of nature.

Thank Wilsarm
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Did you rent that car? Make use of it by driving around and seeing the vistas and beautiful sights of Banff.

Thank Vicar_of_Dibley
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Tunnel Mountain Drive begins in Banff at the intersection of Banff Avenue and Buffalo Street. Follow the loop road for 5.5 miles where it rejoins Banff Avenue. Get out of the car at the viewpoints to more fully enjoy what you are driving past. Several...More

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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