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Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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All reviews hoo doos short drive surprise corner the banff springs hotel great drive relaxing drive pull over beautiful scenery bow river take pictures close to town easy hike take your time hoodoos wildlife views elk
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful drive outside busy Banff. Quiet through nature. Much to see. Not much drinks and food along the road. (Well halfway a very good resort with delicious food and drink!)

Thank tripZeist
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Although almost in town not too much traffic, very scenic and if you're traveling at the right time of day the wildlife is out.

Thank ccrowe3
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Easy to get to, following Tunnel Mountain Road. Accessible parking and a easy hike up to view the Hoodoos.

Thank Daryl J
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We went on a smoggy day (from forest fires) but still got sense of the magnificent mountains, river and the scale of this wonderful place. We saw red squirrels, lots of elk close up and birds. If you venture further down the trails you can...More

Thank winsoc1953
Reviewed 17 September 2018

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 3 September 2018

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 O7059EArossm
Reviewed 26 August 2018

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 24 August 2018

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

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

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 31 July 2018

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

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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