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Tunnel Mountain Drive

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Address: Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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PArk up and walk

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... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 you want to walk further down. Bicycles also use footpath, and sorry to say, don't... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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.

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Fredericton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week 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.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week 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 I could say I drove it. Now if you want to talk about the hikes... More 

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Long Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week 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 the guided tour app if you have a car available to you.

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Curitibanos, Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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!!

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Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent pathways to wander along the way, astonishing views for the surrounding valley and mountains, worth doing.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy hike and lots of beautiful views. There are some steep parts but also some level areas. We arrived at 3:00 and got back at 5:30, with lots of breaks in between

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Cambridge, Ontario
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They warn you tier is not mush to see and they were right but we decided to do it anyway to say that we did it and share our review with you ... you decide.

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