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Quirky and an an easy hike

We decided to go out to the Train Wreck on our way back from Whistler. Easiest way is Cheakamas... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denise R
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Payson, AZ
Totally a hidden gem!

Short walk through the woods... was AMAZING... suspension bridge was pretty cool and train wreck... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
daddyzlitlgrl78
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A long-time favourite among hikers and mountain bikers, Train Wreck features graffiti train cars and spectacular views of Cheakamus River. The trail was built many decades ago. The Resort Municipality of Whistler's new pedestrian bridge creates a...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The hike in is very easy along the river. Disable access path is also an option. Scenery was very nice also but unfortunately like all these places it was very busy.

Thank SamBrown654
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to go out to the Train Wreck on our way back from Whistler. Easiest way is Cheakamas Road to Legacy to Jane Lakes Road. There is a small parking area at the junction of the Legacy and Jane Lakes Road. Hike down the...More

Thank Denise R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Short walk through the woods... was AMAZING... suspension bridge was pretty cool and train wreck was just on the oher side... 5 train cars there... and another 2 a little more hidden south (down river) from the main group... can only imagine the art will...More

Thank daddyzlitlgrl78
Reviewed 1 week ago

Short and easy walk that includes a suspension bridge, graffiti-covered train wreck, and a spectacular view of the river/gorge (just beyond the train). Suitable for all weather.

Thank giromondo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not something you see everyday - it was very cool. The whole area is stunning! We walked there from Function Junction and it was a great easy hike along the river, with great lookout spots along the way so if you don't mind a bit...More

1  Thank OlenkaPalac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such fascinating history and a beautiful easy hike! My sister and 9 year old son had so much fun spray painting their names on trains (as this is one of the only legal graffiti sites we've heard of).

Thank KimJoMo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a short walk well worth the hike. The wreck itself is spread over quite an area, which is why I say it needs more sign so that you do not miss them all, plus signs pointing out the rail track to see the...More

Thank Festie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Other posts indicate entrance hard to find so.. park east side of the highway at function junction - park immediately left in the lot and walk along the roadway with your back to the highway - you’ll see a path across the road on the...More

1  Thank Lynne J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hiked to the train wreck- and had a fantastic morning. The walk there was beautiful- lots of great places to take photos. The train wreck itself is also a great place for photos. It is worth your time. Our guide shared photos of it...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walk to the side is relatively easy and nice with some not-so-usual attraction and a nice suspension bridge. If you are in the area it is a nice place to spend 1 or so in nature.

Thank Andrea M
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dawson_cmc
11 August 2018|
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Response from Daniel H | Reviewed this property |
Bikes are allowed, but it is a narrow trail and you will be dodging a lot of pedestrians.
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JoandBarry
18 January 2018|
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Response from CathyRMT | Reviewed this property |
From the village it is best to drive to Checkamus which is the very first set of lights if you are approaching Whistler from Vancouver (Function Junction is the other direction at lights) Drive into village looking are and... More
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SarahJane830
26 December 2017|
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Response from MickeyJay | Reviewed this property |
Snow unlikely. Snowshoes required would be extremely unlikely because a path would almost certainly be beaten down.
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