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The Whistler Train Wreck Trail

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Address: Alpha Lake Rd, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B1, Canada

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Utterly brilliant !

Even though it's not brilliantly signed getting to the train wreck is real fun .. It's over brooks and through brush .. Absolutely a great hike .. The trains themselves are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it's not brilliantly signed getting to the train wreck is real fun .. It's over brooks and through brush .. Absolutely a great hike .. The trains themselves are amazing .. How they never fell below is a mystery . Added bonus for us was walking alongside the railway track when a huge freight train came towards us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been a Whistler local for nearly 20 year we sometime tend to forget the little gems that our town has to offer. An old biking trail turns into a popular hiking/biking venture Train Wreck is a great walk in Function Junction. Directions to the trail head seem confusing so the easiest way is to part your vehicle near the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty chill walk (about 20min) to get to the wreck. The wreck is pretty awesome to check out, definitely something different! Quite hard to actually find the wreck, ask a local before you enter the trail otherwise you won't find it .

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Thank imisstheoldterry
Maple Ridge, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful hike out to the train wreck and interesting to see for sure. The artwork on the train cars was amazing and the one car hanging precariously over the water was scary. Loved seeing the whole thing and well worth the hike to. Scenery on the way in was beautiful. We took some really memorable pictures. Would recommend.

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Thank 584verab
Whistler, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live in Whistler and this is the first time to the wreck. It won't be the last. Was busy today being Saturday. You should read up on it befor you depart. It's an easy hike but a couple of spots were not obvious. The painted rocks at millar creek mark were to turn. If you didn't know that it's... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 12, including grandparents, and grandchildren (ages 1 to 4) thoroughly enjoyed the hike and the exploration of the site. We walked about 7k in total. The 4 year old only needed to be carried the last .5k. Take water,snack & allow extra time for the little ones.

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Thank John L
Stockton,IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a little hard to find, make sure you have instructions how to get there. We parked behind olives market and they gave us a copy of directions inside.

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Thank carguy58
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

A nice short/easy hike to a really cool place. The graffiti on the cars is beautiful and the walk along the river is awesome.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

It is a very accessible hike destination. A bit more challenging to go on the bike, but possible if you don't mind walking/pushing a bit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

A steep trail on some bits of the path, beautiful views by Cheakamus river! Cool grafiti cargos where some have been crinkled up like a can. Nice little hike, beautiful scenery!

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