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Tunnel Mountain Drive

Address: Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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$142*
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Beautiful Banff Day Trip from Calgary
85%
Ranked #5 of 21 Attractions in Banff
Type: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails, Outdoors
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146 reviews 146 reviews
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Worth a little scenic drive from Banff town. You can see views over to Banff Springs Hotel and across to Mount Rundle.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Nice out of the way scenic view. Lots of nice short trails that lead to Hoodoos and great views of the Spray River corridor.

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We totally lucked out on our visit as there was a train going through the tunnel just when we arrived so we were able to see it going in one end and coming out the other at the same time.

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

liked view of mountains, fireplace with endless supply of wood, bed, ashtray mounted to fence outside on patio. We didn't have any dislikes.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I didn't find this drive that exciting. Surprise corner gives you a view of the Banff Springs Hotel and Bow River. Much of the view is blocked by trees.

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Toongabbie, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Compared to other drives this was average. Not a lot of spectacular scenery. Not worth going out of your way.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Really nice drive and beautiful stops to check out the view. I would recommend this to every one. Great views of the Banff Spring hotel and of nature.

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Bonsall, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We biked this and loved seeing all of the views and natural wonders from the trails close to the edge, not just at car view spots! The hoodoos are super small, but beautiful view of the valley

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Not one of the best scenic drives, had been looking for the Tunnel Mountain café but could not have been so well signed. We were very pleased to spot a herd of Elk close to the road.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is a great drive that has multiple pull offs and overlooks. Several easy hiking trails along the way. Keep an eye out for wildlife. The Hoo Doos is along this route and a must see, You also have a Bow River outlook with the Banff Springs Golf club in the distance.

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