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“Great views of Mt Rundle” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Vermilion Lakes

Vermilion Lakes
Vermilion Lakes Road, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
888-773-8888
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Ranked #10 of 32 attractions in Banff
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Getting married
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“Great views of Mt Rundle”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Frozen in winter but nice nevertheless with great views of Mount Rundle including the sun rising behind it if you get up early enough. We also encountered a group of mule deer next to the road.

Visited December 2012
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“Nice little winter drive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Took a little detour to see the snowy landscape. Unfortunately didn't see any wildlife, but very beautiful scenery all the same.

Visited January 2013
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Bath, England, United Kingdom
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“Nice scenic drive or walk.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Vermillion Lakes are great for those with or without transportation. There is a good chance of spotting some elk and deer. If you keep your eyes open you might be lucky enough to spot a bald eagle or osprey!

Visited November 2012
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Sheffield, England
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“Great Scenic Lakes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Vermilion Lakes are found just outside the town of Banff, Alberta in Western Canada. The Lakes can be found easily when exiting Banff by following the signposts.

The Lakes themselves offer a great scenic view of the surrounding mountains as well as the local wildlife. When I visited the lakes there was a female deer at the distant end of the lake, there was also a number of Canadian Loons swimming as well as Wood toads in the marshes. Although this isn't the greatest activity in Banff it is a great place to visit if you are interested in seeing the local Wildlife

Visited January 2012
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Port Rowan, Canada
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“My Favourite Banff Spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Nothing like Vermilion Lakes for going for a morning walk when in Banff. The best spot to see Mt Rundle.

Visited October 2012
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