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“A Short Drive to Beautiful Views” 5 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 #13 of 71 things to do in Banff
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Getting married
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Barrie, Canada
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“A Short Drive to Beautiful Views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Just a short drive (or cycle when the snow melts) outside of Banff. Great photo opps with the lakes as 'reflecting pools' for the mighty Rockies. Awesome.

Visited April 2013
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Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
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“Don't drive past without stopping”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

These lakes are not far from Banff and you will pass them on your way from Sunshine to Banff. Make sure you take the extra effort to drive down to the lake shore for awesome views! You get an awesome view of Mt Rundle off the lakes.

Visited March 2013
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Edmonton, Canada
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“peaceful and beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Have been here both summer and winter. Gorgeous views and quiet. Well laid out trails from the town of Banff near the railroad tracks for an easy walk and close to Tim Hortons for a coffee afterwards to warm up! We kayaked on the lakes this past summer and enjoyed the peacefulness. Saw an eagle swoop down and grab a fish from the water! Very cool! Lots of wedding photos are taken out here.

Visited February 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Very scenic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Normally this would be a great drive, however I choose to walk a portion of the way. It is very beautiful at winter time, and I have been told this is where the wolves hang out also.

Visited February 2013
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fort lee, nj
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“A great way to reflections of the mountains”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Just past the train station and the bus stop,and 10 minutes walk Vermillion Lakes offer spectacular reflections of the surrounding mountain tops.

Visited March 2013
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