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Waterton Lakes National Park Travel Guide

Alberta Travel & Adventure Guide

Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park

Waterton Lakes, Alberta, Canada is a year round recreation destination located in the southwest corner of the province of Alberta, Canada. It is a land of mountain peaks, rambling rivers, wildflower meadows, alpine lakes and wildlife sightings... in short, Waterton Lakes National Park is where the prairie grasslands meet the mighty Rocky Mountain Range.

Glacier National Park (Montana, USA) and the Waterton Park were designated as World Biosphere Reserves dedicated to preserving mountains, prairie, lakes and freshwater wetlands ecosystems. Both parks are also referred to as the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

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Attractions, Adventures, Things To Do in Waterton Lakes, Alberta

Activities and attractions most enjoyed in and around Waterton Lakes and the surrounding areas includes camping, boat touring, canoeing, golfing, swimming, kayaking, fishing, water skiing, horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, cycling, SUP, wildlife touring, geo caching, spa experiences and snowshoeing, ice fishing, and xc skiing.

Parks, Trails, & Places to Explore in Waterton Lakes, Canada

A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Waterton Lakes, Alberta includes the Akamina-Kishinena Provincial Park, Red Rock Canyon Trail, Cameron Falls, Bertha Lake Trail, Blakiston Falls Trail, Rowe Lake Trail, Carthew-Alderson Trail, Cameron Lake, Townsite Trail, Crypt Lake Trail, Lineham Creek Trail, Akamina Lake Trail and the Glacier National Park (Montana, USA).

Waterton Lakes Accommodations, Services and Transportation

Travel services and amenities important to travelers in and around Waterton Lakes, Alberta includes accommodations (resorts, hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, vacation homes, cottages, inns), campgrounds, tours, guides, restaurants, laundromat, coffee shops, grocery stores, pubs, liquor store, gas station, and gift stores.

Waterton Lakes Natural Attractions, Art, Historical Sites, & Culture

The most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Waterton Lakes, Alberta includes the Waterton Village, Waterton Teenie Weenie Theatre Company, Bison Paddock Loop Road, Prince of Wales Hotel National Historic Site, Waterton Lakes Opera House and the Waterton Heritage Centre.

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