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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 yesterday via mobile

A lovely drive, stopping off as you go to take in the superb views! We went later in he day so it was not busy at all.

Thank Ecosse72
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a pleasure to drive this road, twisting and turning to reveal one beautiful vista after another. It's worth stopping for the tunnel overview, which has a good deal of information about the set of switchback tunnels that allowed the trains to pull their loads...More

Thank AprilLovesToTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the drive to see the Fairmont, Bow Falls and then we saw a large Elk off the side of the road.

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must do drive when visiting Banff as it brings you up to the Surprise Corner look out where you see the picturesque view of the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel from across the river. Also, where you find the tunnel mountain trail head (2 hour...More

Thank Meliss1394
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were leaving Banff, after having a real nice day visit, so we decided to drive along here towards the main Hwy. No rush, a nice steady drive, with lovely scenery to admire. There are places to stop and take photo's, and just take it...More

Thank CharleyNottinghamUK
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Driving along the Tunnel Mountain Drive doesn't take long and it has pretty scenery. Don't miss the Hoohoos stop.

Thank morrishj
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We would highly recommend this drive to Tunnel Mountain. Their are hiking paths as well as a shorter hike overlooking Bow River and the mountains. Walk as far as you can to see the Hoodoos. They are really different. It is a great relaxing walk...More

Thank lovestotravelToronto
Reviewed 3 July 2017

What a nice scenic drive, make sure to stop off to the Hoodoos viewpoint and take in the stunning view!

Thank Christy C
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Take this drive if you wanna see some nice viewpoints along the way including surprise corner which has a nice view of Fairmont Banff Spring Hotel. We were also able to see a mummy and baby deer along the way.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful drive with several view spots including the hoodoos. Great, relaxing drive and several spots to either just take in the scenery or do some hiking.

Thank kelly b
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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