Spiral Tunnels, Yoho National Park

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Witness a historical example of engineering ingenuity firsthand at Spiral Tunnels. The tunnels make up two vast figure-eight tracks that run through the mountains; they mark the site where a train plummeted into the lake, killing three workers. You may just see a freight train pass through; if not, the picturesque mountain range makes the trip worthwhile. With our international travel planner, Yoho National Park attractions like Spiral Tunnels can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The tunnel is interesting to stop and see. If you are lucky a train will be going through the tunnel. Seeing one end of the train coming out of the tunnel while the other end is going in is interestin...  more »
  • Marvel at the tunnels where trains go into side of the mountain and out the other side of tunnel. If lucky enough to see a train, very enjoyable. Make sure you take the time to read the history.  more »
  • This attraction is on the side of the highway, easily accessible, renovated a year ago or so and is worth the stop. however, if you wish to see the trains going in and out of the tunnels, which is soo...  more »