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Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice drive but nothing crazy special compared to some of the other drives in the area. good to do if you want a quick drive a short way from town

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great drive when you are in Banff. You get to view the Banff Springs Hotel from the other side of the river, some interesting old and new houses, maybe see some wildlife and the Tunnel Mountain Camp Ground

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome short drive around Tunnel Mountain. It was the only spot we managed to catch a glimpse of some Elk enjoying the grass!!

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did this after reading other reviews and am very glad we did. Not a long drive but you can stop and see many things along the way. We had smoke from the BC fires so some of the views were obscured but still saw the...More

1  Thank AAAmom3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drive is amazing. We stayed at the campgrounds. Evenings of clear skies, mid nite blue perfect for star gazing! Bask in the magnificence of nature.

Thank Wilsarm
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Did you rent that car? Make use of it by driving around and seeing the vistas and beautiful sights of Banff.

Thank Vicar_of_Dibley
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Tunnel Mountain Drive begins in Banff at the intersection of Banff Avenue and Buffalo Street. Follow the loop road for 5.5 miles where it rejoins Banff Avenue. Get out of the car at the viewpoints to more fully enjoy what you are driving past. Several...More

3  Thank Violette54
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Great drive straight out of downtown Banff. Speed limit is slow so you can really enjoy looking around. No one seemed to be in a hurry. We had hoped to see some wildlife on the drive but it didn’t happen. Several great stop off places-Hoodoos...More

Thank beth070303
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful views of the valley. Turn off to see the voodoos...they aren’t huge, but there is signage. Just a nice picturesque valley.

Thank niteowljune
Reviewed July 5, 2018

The short drive out of town gives access to several mountain and river views. Take the time to walk the trail with views of the Hoodoos. Be on the lookout for wildlife (deer, elk, bears) along the upper reaches of the road.

Thank Bob J
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Response from ggirtel | Reviewed this property |
Or... you can just drive along it slowly. Most of the spots are well marked. The speed limit is fairly low, and most people in Banff are not in a hurry, so taking a slow drive won't aggravate too many. This is a quote... More