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Tunnel Mountain Drive

Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #7 of 33 attractions in Banff
Type: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails
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Edmonton - Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This is a must see drive when in Banff. You can even walk if you are up to it. Try and go as early as possible so that you can see wild life on the road! and don't forget to stop at the most scenic place on the drive - across the Bow river falls where you see the Fairmont... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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139 reviews 139 reviews
42 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This scenic route is only few km long but it is really great. Breath taking views. Wildlife all around. Great photo opportunities. Road is in very good condition suitable for all kind of vehicles.

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Calgary, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Drove Tunnel Mountain Drive to take the kids though the mountains. We pulled off the road a few times to stretch and check out the scenery. It was fantastic. Fresh air, the smell of pine. Along the route around the industrial area we found an off leash dog park. The area was quite large and fenced. Water was provided along... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

My family and I took a nice drive after dinner. We were lucky enough to see some Elk, remember don't get to close!

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

I hiked this mountain 4 days a week while based in the town for 6 weeks. I was here in Jan/feb and June/July 6 weeks each time. The grounds were kept very neat and the wild life was superb. A busy spot in summer and campers move at a slow pace. Beautiful place over all- well worth a visit. You... More

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Banff, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Always a pleasure to walk there even a drive is worth a stop along the way. View is amazing. Definitely must see in Banff!!!

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Los Angeles, CA
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189 reviews 189 reviews
55 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Great views of the mountains, river, and Hoodoos! Good look out points and easy trails. Also the huge Banff Springs Fairmont Hotel is seen int he distance.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Leaving Banff I decided to take a detour off the main drag & enjoy the scenery while my husband napped on our way back to Calgary. No time for napping! We saw elk forging in the fresh snow, took a walk along the edge of the mountain to look down at the river, follow tracks left from rabbits & elk... More

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Calgary, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is not really a destination drive, but, when in Banff, worth doing. excellent view of that Baronial castle, the Banff Springs Hotel.

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Clearwater FL
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94 reviews 94 reviews
44 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Missing this would be like going to Venice and not riding a gondola, except it is free! Hoodoos, river and mountain views. And the post card view of the Banff Springs Fairmont Hotel.

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