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Vermilion Lakes

Vermilion Lakes Road, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
+1 888-773-8888
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Beautiful Quick stop

Beautiful and worth a quick stop if you are in the area - you could do this in about 10 min. if you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Oct29Gib
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Stunning Views, Interesting Wildlife

I've visited Vermilion Lakes at different times of the day and it's different each time. Totally... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
winstonwonka
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Vermilion Lakes Road, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
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"mount rundle"
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"bird life"
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"bike ride"
in 15 reviews
"short drive"
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"fenland trail"
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"bald eagles"
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"close to town"
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"runs parallel"
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"banff townsite"
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"some great photos"
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"surrounding mountains"
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"take pictures"
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"beautiful drive"
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"amazing views"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful and worth a quick stop if you are in the area - you could do this in about 10 min. if you have a car. Or stay longer and take a picnic or take a rented kayak or canoe! Beautiful scenery and photos here!!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've visited Vermilion Lakes at different times of the day and it's different each time. Totally amazing views and often wildlife - deer, fish in the water, muskrats, bald eagle, Canada Goose. Can't recommend it enough. Ride a bike there or walk for the most...More

Thank winstonwonka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we went there was some water but no birds as that might not be the time of their migration here. A lot of grass around the lake

Thank NayantSavani
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So close to Banff centre - lots of birdlife, small wooden jetties over the lake, a photographic delight

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Vermillion lake is a beautiful little walk away from Banff . You can walk in a forest or the road ! It is not very busy so it is safe to walk . It is not to far from the town , it takes around...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

One of the highlights of the trip - I saw a moose at Vermilion lakes! Also coyotes and some white tailed deer. Was there in March so sadly too early for bears, will need to come back...

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Saw the first lake as part of a tour, and we were lucky enough to see a coyote walking across the frozen lake. Beautiful place.

Thank Eileen C
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Love this spot, drove down the road in winter. Though the lakes are frozen, there are pockets of water with decent reflection and also hot springs. Good chance to see wildlife too, saw a lot of elk in the area.

Thank Vjay S
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

A awesome place to Bike, Run, Jog, Swim and Walk your Dogs you have miles of space to walk, Jog, take pictures of wild life like eagles, moose, elk and more...mile and mile of trails and bush to adventure.

Thank Sandy H
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Definitely worth a visit! The lake is nice and peaceful, Rundle in the background. There are typically quite a few people around, but still worthwhile

Thank shannajade2
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Carolyn E
31 July 2016|
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Response from anniezh2006 | Reviewed this property |
The Banff canoe club. Address: Corner of Wolf Street and Bow Ave, Banff Hours of Operation: 9am until 9pm Opening Day is May 14th 2016
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JTRICH55
14 June 2016|
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Response from BMphotoTours | Reviewed this property |
Yes, You can have dinner at the restaurant in the Juniper Hotel. It is situated on the lower slopes of Mount Norquay and the dinning room has an excellent view of Vermillion Lakes.
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