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Address: Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Want to see HooDoos and (probably) Elk?

Compared to other drives and sites around Banff National Park, this one is pretty weak. I want to disclaim that right away. So if your visit is short on time, keep moving, there's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Compared to other drives and sites around Banff National Park, this one is pretty weak. I want to disclaim that right away. So if your visit is short on time, keep moving, there's better. However, if you have time to fill and don't want to travel far from the town: this is a nice option. 1) Along the drive it's... More 

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Midland, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Drove along Tunnel Mountain Drive a couple of times during our week long stay in Banff. You saw mule deer grazing on the grasses at the edge of the campground early one evening. In addition, there are a number of viewing points along the length of Tunnel Mountain Drive that provide excellent views of the surrounding area. Doesn't take long... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Take this drive to get great photos of the Banff Springs Hotel, hike the trails, see the Banff Art School and the town itself. Be sure to stop and hike up Tunnel Mountain.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I've never stayed in the lodges off Tunnel Mountain Drive but I've walked to it from the town. The views are stunning and we always spot wildlife of some sort - this year it was a stunning male and female deer! So humbling and worth the long walk.

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Bowser, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

On Tunnel Mountain Drive you can see the Hoodoos here. Also, great view of the Bow river and great location to camp with spectacular view of the Rockies!

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Edmonton, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

meh it gets me to the beautiful hotels so i dont care haha. The sidewalk that has its own little lights for nightime is kindof cool, although i dont know who wants to walk it, pretty far!

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Invermere, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Loved the new red Andirondack chairs along the walk. The view was spectacular. Someone had placed some hearts and cupids along the way for Valentine's Day!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

No tunnel through the mountain, only a name given when tunnel was planned long ago. Nothing special to see on this drive.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Went with a friend to check out the look out points. There is one spot with two red wooden lawn chairs looking to the mountains and it is so picturesque and beautiful that it makes going there worth it.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Great drive - definately do this if you are in Banff. Take your time keep a look out and you are bound to see wildlife eg elk, deer, etc Have got some of my best pics of wildlife along this road.

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