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Great hike with the family

This was an easy hike in and back. Its fairly difficult to find the trail markers and part of the hike takes place along the tracks (not completely legal). Someone has kindly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This was an easy hike in and back. Its fairly difficult to find the trail markers and part of the hike takes place along the tracks (not completely legal). Someone has kindly marked the tracks with a note to turnaround, which was helpful when we walked past the cut to the wreck. The cars are brightly painted and its such... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Not far south of Whistler. Turn right at Function Junction. Park in the back of the parking lot at "Olives" grocery. Follow the path. The wreck is interesting. I actually preferred the side trails to the winding, surging Cheakamus. Had a Senior with us and she handled the walk no problem.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Easiest way there is to park at the super market (at junction) , there is a trail in the back corner of the parking lot that goes through the woods for about 10 minutes. You'll get to the highway, switch back, than follow the trial under the highway and along the track. We walked down the tracks, but you can... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

hard to find the entrance....was hard to figure the trail...but in the end we were able to find the train wreck.... Very quiet trail...very nice....not too many people some people just sat on the train wreck and hung out..... we saw a snake....very small snake in the middle of the trail

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Easy hike from Function Junction through the forest with partial path along the railway trail. Well marked and several opportunities to take beautiful river photos from the path. Creative and colourful murals are spray painted on the box cars. Quite magical.

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London, ON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My wife and I really enjoyed this hike with our two boys ages 8 and 10. It is a bit tricky to figure out exactly where to go to get started but here is what we did: Check out 1219 Alpha Lake Rd, Whistler on google maps. The trail shows on google maps if you zoom in enough, although it... More 

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Barrie Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Really enjoyed this short hike to the train wreck. Awesome river with waterfalls also some really nice giant old trees. The train wreck covered in paintings,words also doubles as a biking course with ramps. It's a pretty cool spot. I recommend this hike.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

eerie and interesting at the same time. There will always be a local to give you their version of the story ,but an excellent real example of a tragic event turned historic.

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Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We hiked down from the pullout on Hwy 99. Took about 10 minutes but we didn't really know where we were going. Suddenly out of the trees you spot the looming train cars. A closer look shows some great graffiti art work and various bike jumps in, on and around the train cars. A recommended stop when you are in... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a great walk, beautiful scenery and interesting destination. As it is illegal to walk along the train tracks it is it is very difficult to find, Needs better signposting.

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