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Tunnel Mountain Drive

Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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“nice drive” (44 reviews)
“short drive” (20 reviews)
“surprise corner” (22 reviews)
Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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.

Thank Don2525
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank tj2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Jinnyus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is a nice road, well maintained, but it's just another road in Banff. We were fortunate to stay on it so saw it frequently - but have a go! It's worth going around the mountain at least once and seeing the many hotels and...More

Thank Mary V
Reviewed 11 September 2017

A great short drive out of Banff if you have an hour or two to spare. Some great views and short walks to see the hoodoos etc.

Thank David T
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is an easy drive in Banff offering many viewpoints. On a good weather day you get great views and an easy return to town

Thank nancy123_10
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I loved this drive; it was short but full of amazing views along the way. You have to pull over, admire the beauty and plenty opportunity for photo shots. We didn't see any wildlife but it said that early morning is the best time.

Thank jparekh
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is a nice 20 minute or so drive that circles Tunnel Mountain and passes by trailer parks and viewpoints. Not much traffic on the drive. You can visit places like Hoodoos valley lookout, Surprise corner and Tunnel Mountain Trail start point.

Thank Seppster58
Reviewed 2 September 2017

nice views of the mountains and hoodoos. Although Drumheller was WAY BETTER for the hoodoos. Nice views of the river and mountains.

Thank k0sm056
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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