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“Highlight of the day” 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 #12 of 32 Attractions in Banff
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Getting married
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Montreal, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
45 attraction reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Highlight of the day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Lovely drive, which can be biked or walked... Paved road... Lovely scenery... Go to the end then m,ake your photo stops on your return trip

Visited July 2013
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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“Not much, really”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

The drive is pleasant enough and if you have a boat on the lake, then I'm sure it is OK, but as a sight, it doesn't offer much beyond an average view of an average lakes area. Perhaps it will be more in the winter/snow.

Visited July 2013
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviews in 96 cities Reviews in 96 cities
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

It's worth it to make your way out to the third lake - very tranquil! I really loved this spot. Highly recommended when in Banff.

Visited June 2013
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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“beautiful scenic drive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

lakes are very pretty, and this bike/car road is lovely. it gets narrower in places, and many hiking trails go off from the main route. many nice picnic spots once you get away from the highway zooming above. do go.

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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82 reviews 82 reviews
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Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
“Bike It, don't Drive It!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Great little choice here for a bike rental ride from Banff. A lot of waterfowl are present and the reflection from the nearby mountains makes for some excellent pictures. You can drive around the lakes; however, biking seems to fit better for the area. It's ~2 miles outside of Banff and an easy ride.

Visited July 2013
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