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All reviews gift shop canadian history short stop the canadian pacific railway off the highway great stop photo ops trans canada nice rest stop goods trains picnic area my husband loves railway history tour buses bathroom break nice place to stop train car
I visited this spot over 50 years ago with my Dad, mom and siblings. Of course it was nothing like this way back when, but my father wanted to share the History about the Last Spike with us.
A nice little stroll around wouldn't take...More
This is something unexpected, an historical site at a rest stop. Since we need a break to stretch our legs we pull in to take a look. It is where the final spike was driven in by Sir Donald Smith on the Canadian Pacific Railroad...More
My husband loves trains and their history!
Especially the Last Spike and enjoys stopping here if we happen to drive by this area. Very interesting stop and I ended up buying a souvenir of little miners hauling bits of fools gold in mining carts in...More
Always wanted to stop here due to the historical connection here, finally did in July 2019. Not much here though...a monument, little gift store, photo ops. Great stop if you are RV'ing and want to stop for lunch...very nice park with tables. It is worth...More
Driving to Revelstoke we stopped here for a break. Learned a bit more about the history of the area and reflected on the amount of hard work that went into the building of the railroad with mostly manual labour in that era. Nice displays and...More
Free to walk around. Rv parking on site, washrooms, gift shop and wifi. Again I learned so much about the Chinese involvement in the railroad that I wasn’t aware of previous. Definite highlight: was the actual train going through and honking its horn. Set beside...More
we stopped in to stretch our legs and found this to be a most interesting site. it commemorates the joining of the transcontinental railway.
a surprising amount of historical information is available, and a well stocked giftship with some excellent books on railway history, especially...More
we stopped in here for a comfort stop and a few minutes to relax. a very interesting site, lots of data about the joining of the rail, and very very close to passing heavy goods trains. a good site to take small children. the rest...More
Went to this place while on a tour and was expecting much more. The place has a gift shop, washrooms and a preserved train along with a stone plaque marking the last spike. Less observant tourists might not notice the actual gold spike which is...More