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Tunnel Mountain Drive

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Address: Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Very nice drive

This is an easy drive that allows you to see quite a bit of the development in the Banff townsite area and to take in majestic views of all of the surrounding mountains.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is an easy drive that allows you to see quite a bit of the development in the Banff townsite area and to take in majestic views of all of the surrounding mountains.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

When "exploring" the Hoodoos trail and the trail going around the camping grounds (both very worthwhile taking!) I took a little "detour" on this drive, and found it very pleasant.

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We drove along this road just before dusk and I was really hoping to see some wildlife but all we saw were lots of cyclists! You have to drive along Tunnel Mountain Road to get to the Drive and it is very commercialised. Unfortunately it was raining and getting quite dark so we didn't stop to do the Hoodoo trail.... More 

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perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

this is a real nice drive taking in the scenery of Banff, the bow falls river, and you can even get to see the hoodoos. We took a bus tour that took us along this route we even saw some elks and long horn sheep. A nice relaxing drive with beautiful scenery.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This drive is relaxing and offers many stops to view the valleys, mountains and rivers of this region. From certain spots you could also view Banff on a good day. Numerous trails all over the place so pick yours after considering your time requirements. Summer time means traffic on these otherwise empty roads.

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Lincoln
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

An excellent drive with stunning views. Stop and view the train tunnels at the tourist roadside parking areas. Views occasionally blocked by the trees, but that is nature.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Really good views travelling this road with a layby for a viewpoint across the road . Please be careful as this is on a corner . Use the crossing lights which warn drivers of pedestrians there is a button to press . The views across the valley all the way to the Banff Springs Hotel are great

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The Tunnel mountain drive was very nice. We drove this later in the day and the view was pretty. Banff is a beautiful place and after taking in several trails it's nice to have a nice drive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Needed a down day, so decided to check out the area by car. The Tunnel Mountain Drive is a lovely drive and it wasn't too busy. We stopped and checked out the hoodoos. They are neat to see, especially for anyone who has never seen hoodoos before, but if you have been to the Badlands then they may not seem... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Very quiet and beautiful scenic drive. Banff was packed with tourists and this drive provided a lovely get-away with excellent stops along the way.

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Address: Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff

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