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    Othello Tunnels

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    1.8 km
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    40 m
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    Othello Tunnels

    The Othello Tunnels is a 1.8 km out-and-back hiking route near Hope that travels along a unique route through the rocky landscape and into Coquihalla Provincial Park. Along the trail, you will be able to pass through the railway tunnels that were blasted into the rock before coming out on the other side for amazing views of the forest and surrounding mountains. This is a fun and interesting trail for a weekend family excursion.

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    Route Description for Othello Tunnels

    The Othello Tunnels Trail is a short route near Hope that passes through an old railway tunnel and into Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park. This quick 1.8 km hike offers the chance to walk through a unique piece of history as you make your way through the railway tunnels that were once hewn out of the rocky landscape and now stand as a memory of a bygone era of development in BC. A popular spot for families, this route is made up of flat terrain and has scenic views of the surrounding woodlands and mountains, making it the perfect spot for a nice weekend hike - just make sure to arrive early enough to beat the crowds.

    This route is quick and easy to follow. From the obvious trailhead, follow the marked trail to the tunnels and then back to the parking lot once you’re done.

    Other Amazing Hikes in Fraser Valley

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    Getting to the Othello Tunnels Trailhead

    To reach the trailhead for the Othello Tunnels from Hope, drive northeast on Kawkawa Lake Road for 2.8 km and turn right onto Othello Road. After 850m, make another right to stay on the road and follow it for 2.2 km. Make another right onto Tunnels Road and continue on until you reach the parking lot.

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    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly


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    • Route Type

      Out and back

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