Explore Vermillion Lakes in Banff National Park

Canada Vermillion Lakes

Added by Tiffany Nguyen

Explore one of Banff's best photography destinations.

Vermillion Lakes is one of the best spot's in Banff to catch a sunrise or sunset depending on the season. Although it's one of the most popular locations for photographers, there are so many different areas around the lakes that you'll never feel like it's too crowded. Mount Rundle can be photographed during anytime during the year, but be sure to check for ideal conditions to capture that perfect shot. Being so close to town, be sure to grab a bite to eat or a cold one afterwards!

Pack List

  • Snacks
  • Thermos + warm clothes if shooting in the winter
  • Camera
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3 months ago

Awesome series of lakes!

Vermillion Lakes is an awesome series of lakes that is worth visiting, especially if you're into photography. There is a hot spring located at the third lake and be sure to check out the surrounding meadows for grazing elk!

3 months ago

Added by Tiffany Nguyen

Email: tiffpenguinphoto@gmail.com

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