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went at sunset

the views at sunset are stunning but so many bugs and mosquitoes you need to bring protection and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Toronto, Canada
A very peaceful spot.

We visited this location several times while staying in Banff. It is pretty quiet and very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tony B
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Vermilion Lakes Road, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

the views at sunset are stunning but so many bugs and mosquitoes you need to bring protection and even then you will get bitten

Thank toroboy
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited this location several times while staying in Banff. It is pretty quiet and very peaceful. Great views of Mount Rundle and a nice woodland walk at the end of this dead-end road.

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went out canoeing one morning this week on the lake and it was great! We got to the Banff Canoe Clubhouse first thing at 9am and we’re the first ones out on the lake and had the lake to ourselves for about half an...More

Thank sarahjclark
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quiet drive past picturesque lakes. We went hoping to see wildlife. Lots of birds singing, but no sightings. Placid lakes. Not a lot of activity other than people flying by on bikes.

Thank niteowljune
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove this and stopped for a picnic. had hoped to spot some birds but none were around though we heard plenty. Very quiet and peaceful

Thank filligirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

8 to 12 inches deep . Not really deep enough to paddle , water was scummy , also no one else on the lake at 11am on a perfect day. Went to 2 jack and that was good .

Thank Julie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove the entire drive at sunset, and other than mosquitoes, saw no wildlife at all. However, the lake was perfectly still and reflected the mountain beautifully.

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked the area a few times we saw elk and birds and quite a few people doing the canoes along the rivers. Great area for pictures and a short little drive or walk.

Thank allison d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always take this ride whenever we visit Banff. We are always optimistic that we will see lots of wildlife but almost never do. The views across the lakes is nice but it is so overgrown now it is hard to get good pictures.

Thank Magnolia13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lakes are very close to Banff. I went there in the evening since I had no other plans... and it was worth it - I saw lots of birds and deers right next to the road. The views were nice too and at that...More

Thank JaneEsss
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Carolyn E
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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
June 13, 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.