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“WOW” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Surprise Corner

Surprise Corner
Tunnel Mountain Road, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #12 of 33 attractions in Banff
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers
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Boston, Massachusetts
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“WOW”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Very surprised to stumble across this spot. Although it was on the map to see, we came across the corner unexpectedly. Worth the time to see this!

Visited October 2012
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Edmonton, Canada
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Beautiful spot to hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

We were here last fall and I think this was the best part of the trip. Staying at the Banff Springs it was cool to see it from across the Bow Falls. Awesome spot to take pictures. Actually anywhere in Banff is an awesome spot to take pics. Nice trails although they may be difficult for smaller kids or anyone frail. Great little secluded beaches surrounded by rock and trees right where the Bow and Spray Rivers meet.

Visited September 2012
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Banff National Park, Canada
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Great view of Banff Springs Hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

If you want a great view/ photo opportunity of Banff Springs Hotel, this is your stop. Was a nice surprise when we went around the corner. Just need to park a little down the road and walk back.

Visited December 2012
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Bath, England, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Spectacular view of the falls and Banff Springs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

This is the only place in Banff where you can get a perfect view of the Banff Springs Hotel. I prefer going to this spot right around sunset when the hotel is all lit up.

Visited November 2012
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Goulds, Canada
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“One of my favourite places in Banff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

I always loved visiting Surprise Corner, even when I lived in Banff. It`s a great place to take photos, especially of the Fairmont Banff Springs. If you look closely you can also view the Rimrock hotel from this point. And of course its a great place for a pair of binoculars so don`t forget to bring them along.

Visited October 2012
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