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The Whistler Train Wreck

Address: Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #28 of 88 things to do in Whistler
Type: Hiking trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Hiking trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities

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Sherbrooke
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

A true work of art, the view of these train wrecks emerging from the wood is worth the 10-30min walk. It seems like you could also easily go down and have a dip in the river. Indications are easy to find on whistler hiatus' website. Take the 2.50$ bus #1 or 2 SOUTH bound from whistler and ask to be... More 

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Whistler, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Easy hike - more like a walk. Great hike for the whole family. Short and interesting enough to keep kids entertained. Great river views and the the "art" on the train wrecks change often. The only challenge is doing a little research ahead of time so you know where you are going - the trail isn't the well marked.

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Really cute little,adventure to bring kids. They get so pumped to see the train. Its a easy walk to bring the grandparents as well. They love seeing the grandkids get so over joyed by the train. Just make sure you walk safe and watch your steps. To the punks who go to party, please keep it down a notch or... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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93 reviews 93 reviews
25 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

If your after a nice easy walk with something fun and interesting at the end then this is it, the hike was toughly 5km for the return trip and the trains and artwork very interesting!

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Granbury, Texas
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My family hiked along the trail. The trail was easy to moderate in difficulty; we had my young grandson in along in a harness. The pathetic wasn't well marked in some spots. The views were amazing and the graffiti art was very good.

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Montreal, Canada
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163 reviews 163 reviews
97 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Situated behind a market of food, the path leads to a train having gone off the rails at the end of the 50s. Completely full of graffiti, cars are not more than of the carcass of metal. All the route to go is there interesting except that there should be a little more bulletin boards to find itself there because... More 

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Brno
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

During my Whistler one day visit there were lot of clouds and drizzle => therefore I decided to try this trail. I went with public bus 1 to the stop "Cheakamus Crossing" (also bus #2 going there; 1-3 bus services each hour). The bus journey takes about 20-25 minutes. After going out from the bus I didnt find the correct... More 

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vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This hike can be a little tricky to find. Try to print out some good directions before going. Pick a nice day, wear comfy clothes and footwear and go for it. This is not a difficult hike but it is a little easy to get off track. Pardon the pun! Pick a day and time when there will be other... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

What an amazing (and not easy to find) find! It was by word of mouth we sought out this unusual and eerily beautiful woodland wreck. The river that runs by it is spectacular and has glacial colours that seem out of place in summer. Worth the effort to seek it out (read the review of one of the street artists,... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

It's an unofficial hike (no signage) because you have to cross the CP Rail line in the forest and walk along the line for very short distances twice. Excellent directions and description at http://whistlerhiatus.com and other websites. Very popular ... we were the first ones doing it today, but we met ~20 people going in as we were coming out.... More 

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