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Vermilion River
Kootenay park - panoramio.jpg
Country Canada
Region British Columbia
Physical characteristics
Main source Vermilion Pass
Kootenay National Park, British Columbia, Canada
River mouth Kootenay River
British Columbia

The Vermilion River, in Kootenay National Park, is headwatered at Vermilion Pass and flows through Vermilion Valley in British Columbia, Canada. Its tributaries include the Simpson River, Tokumm Creek, and Verendrye Creek. It is a major tributary of the Kootenay River.

First visited (by a non-Aboriginal) by Sir George Simpson in 1841.

Numa Falls on the river is directly accessible from Highway 93 in Kootenay National Park.

Vermilion River - Kootenay NP BC
Vermilion River at the Simpson trailhead
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