Bodies of Water in Banff

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Bodies of Water in Banff

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  • KURT B
    Washington, IL393 contributions
    Easy lake drive with great scenery. The lake is beautiful, and we saw a big Black Bear. Drove it in a 28FT. RV no problem.
    Written 25 June 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Vickers55
    Cambridge, UK581 contributions
    Lovely little lake and so quiet compared to the melee of lake Louise. All the little lakes in this area have the same combination of emerald gree water and nouveau a with reflections. So much better to see in isolation than with loads of others
    Written 28 June 2022
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  • Tony K
    Moreno Valley, CA705 contributions
    Right near town. This is nice and easy short scenic drive past the Vermilion Lakes. Drive slow and enjoy the views as lots of people use this road to Walk, Bike and run etc
    Written 10 June 2022
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  • Hamid T
    Hinton, Canada26 contributions
    The lake is very close to Banff, and easy to reach. The views are perfect! You may sit near the lake and have fun, or swim if the weather permits. Very very beautiful.
    Written 30 June 2022
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  • Poisonivyjc
    Calgary, Canada815 contributions
    Mirror lake is exactly what it says- so crystal clear it mirrors the surroundings. Nice photo op on way up to tea house.
    Written 3 October 2020
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  • LindaJP4
    Toronto, Canada29 contributions
    We stopped here on our drive of the Lake Minnewanka area. The ponds are a picture of beauty! Great place for a stroll or a picnic. Loved watching the groundhogs pop in and out of their burrows! A must see spot!
    Written 22 May 2022
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  • Naina-Damani
    London, UK1,032 contributions
    Is an alpine gem in Banff National Park. Great views, alpine flowers and sapphire water with scenic lakes and mountain in the distance.
    Written 3 June 2019
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