If the east has Tunnel Mountain, the west of Banff has the Vermilion Lakes. Three rivers from the Bow Valley come together and form this spectacular body of water just outside of Banff. For any wildlife, photography enthusiast, the Vermilion Lakes is a perfect setting. The only possible downside here is that since it’s located along the highway, so it’s not as tranquil as you would imagine it to be. Nonetheless, it’s still the best place to spot some Canadian Rockies wildlife.
Vermilion Lakes Travel Tips
- You could either rent a car, undertake the drive yourself or you could sign up for a tour.
- Banff Pizza
- Tim Horton
- Tim Hortons and Cold Stone Creamery
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61.14% of people who visit Banff include Vermilion Lakes in their plan
4 PM - 5 PM
42.17% of people start their Vermilion Lakes visit around 4 PM - 5 PM
2 Hrs 30 Minutes
People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Vermilion Lakes
93.61% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Vermilion Lakes