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Trans-Canadian Highway 1 | 25 kms east of Sicamous, 50 kms west of Revelstoke, Craigellachie, British Columbia V0E 2J0, Canada
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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
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Heather7A7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 10 September 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Wishbones
Reviewed 5 September 2019 via mobile

A nice small area with great information and a quaint gift shop. The actual location of the last spike... a must see.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Greg A
Reviewed 21 August 2019

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

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Chipper2004
Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 692mikeb
Reviewed 26 July 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank CariD_77
Reviewed 22 July 2019

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

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 22 July 2019

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

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Traveler44167628579
Reviewed 9 July 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2019
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