Lake Benmore
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Enjoy a number of DOC tracks in the Lake Benmore and Aviemore area. The lakes are also popular with boating and fishing enthusiasts.

Find things to do and places to stay Lake Benmore and Lake Aviemore area

Lakes Benmore and Aviemore attract many boating enthusiasts, whether it be power boats, yachting or windsurfing. Jetskis and wave riders are also popular.


Lake Benmore is well-known for its trout. It has healthy stocks of both rainbow and brown trout. Chinook salmon and sockeye salmon can also be found.

The expansive Lake Aviemore also has good numbers of brown and rainbow trout.


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