Last Spike, Craigellachie

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  • August 14, 2017
    A necessary stop if you are "in the area". This is British Columbia history at it's best: a little history, photo ops, a rest stop, a cute little gift shop, and even the opportunity to see the train g...  more »
  • July 24, 2017
    I stop at this place almost every time I drive to or from BC. It's a great rest stop area which has some historical Canadian significance, a little gift shop and washrooms. If you're interested in Can...  more »
  • July 15, 2017
    It's free. It is well maintained. There are a few photo ops. Not a long attraction, but worth a visit if at all interested in Canadian history. Easy to get to off of the highway. Breaks up the drive.  more »
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  • July 9, 2017
    Makes me want to watch Hell on Wheels all over again. I love the monument with stones from all the provinces and territories of Canada, plus the one from the namesake town.
  • June 20, 2017
    Good piece of canadian history. If you're driving by definitely worth the stop. Good facilities
  • June 21, 2017
    It was a very nice place to stop and browse thru the gift shop. The restrooms were very clean and the props outside..like the caboose are a nice touch.
  • February 23, 2017
    This place is an important part of our history. This is where the East and West met.
  • October 21, 2016
    Very educational rest stop. There is a small gift shop and was a great opportunity to get out and stretch our legs.

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