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. Put Spiral Tunnels into our Yoho National Park trip itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • An absolutely engineering marvel and worth a stop as there are signs letting you know how the tunnels were conceived and developed. Very interesting and would advise to wait so you can see both the tr...  more »
  • OK , I'm a nerd. I love civil engineering feats such as this, but honestly, walk out to Banff railway station & you can watch/film that ridiculously long train you missed up there, rolling past you at...  more »
  • This a must stopover while travelling the #1 Trans Canada Highway. It is an easy pull off the highway that offers a scenic lookout of a train tunnel that weaves its way through a mountain. With a long...  more »
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