Tunnel Mountain Trail, Banff

4.7
#1 of 31 in Trails in Banff National Park
Hike Tunnel Mountain Trail for a rewarding view of the Canadian Rockies. At a length of 2.3 km (1.4 mi), the sloping trail remains mostly gentle but requires a moderate fitness level for uphill trekking. Once at the top, you'll find a compelling 360-degree view of the surrounding mountains, river valleys, towns, and a golf course. Be sure to check the conditions of the trail before going and take shoes with good traction, as the rocks can get slippery. For Tunnel Mountain Trail and beyond, use our Banff National Park trip planner to get the most from your Banff National Park vacation.
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  • Hot Trail (a little bit) but I did it with child and everything went well. From above you have the beautiful view of the city and the river with beautiful golf courses ⛳️ bring water or a fruit to rest and enjoy the view is a good option
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  • If you have time take this lovely wlak to the top of the mountain. In places it is a bit stretching and some of the walkways are a little narrow but just take your time and enjoy. The views are tremen...  more »
  • Most of the trail sites that I peruse rank this as "easy." Maybe I'm just old, but I run and stairmaster a good bit and I thought this was at least "moderate." Steep, but not too long and no technical...  more »
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