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Tunnel Mountain Drive

Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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"short drive"
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"the banff springs hotel"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Though said to be the site of the original tunnel to be made and later dispensed with for the railways the name has stuck nonetheless

Thank NayantSavani
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This drive coonects tunnel mountain, past the Banff Conference centre and into town. It is narrow, windy, and really pretty but there are no footpaths on either side of the road - take caution if you plan to run or walk this route

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have driven this many times in my life and I love driving this bit of road, it is scenic, and not busy in the spring and fall. It is absolutely worth taking the long way some times.

Thank Ian K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went up with this great bus service they have through Banff. What an excellent service. Brilliant scenery. Great staff on the bus. Senior discounts. Happy tourists.

Thank Kath107
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

On our recent trip to Banff, the first day was overcast and many of the majestic peaks were shrouded from view! When the next day gifted us with sunshine and bright blue skies, a trip up Tunnel Mountain Drive was a must! In the early...More

1  Thank oosteraj
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Driving through the Tunnel Mountain Drive may yield some incredible wildlife photo ops for your passenger. As well as the various falls, cliffs and mountainous plateaus which can be breathtaking.

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This drive is so nice. There is always a good chance of seeing Elk along this beautiful stretch of road. The mtns are beautiful. Take your time and enjoy

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Our all-day on-road bicycle tour started and ended on Tunnel Mountain Drive. The descent into town in the morning and ascent back up to the campground road were two fun parts of a very enjoyable day.

Thank KevinMiller1956
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Fantastic little hike. I am sure most people could make this hike. If your a little out of shape, just take it slow and I don't think it would be an issue to get to the top. Another fantastic view easy to access. You see...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

I highly suggest Tunnel Mountain hike with access from Tunnel Mountain dr or from the town . The hike takes about 45 minutes and isn’t that hard or too high but the view of the town of Banff and surrounding is spectacular so worth the...More

1  Thank Lucy Q
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TourGB14
7 May 2016|
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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
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