Waterton Lakes National Park
Welcome to Waterton!Waterton Lakes National Park is an unspoiled gem tucked away in the southern corner of Alberta along the Canada-U.S.A. border. The Canadian side of the park actually combines with Montana's Glacier National Park, creating an international peace park. The park is rife with an assortment of natural attractions. Some of the parks most visited sites include Cameron Falls and Red Rock Canyon, with both serving as compelling backdrops for wildlife viewing, day hikes and more. Hiking is a favourite pastime of those who frequent the Waterton area, and the Crypt Lake Trail continues to impress hikers of all skill levels. Waterton townsite is located in the heart of Waterton Lakes National Park and boasts easy access to all of the parks attractions—along with providing restaurants, local gift shops and lodgings. Visit the WorldWeb.com travel guides for Alberta's South, BC's Rockies and Montana Rockies for information about nearby visitor destinations.
Established in 1895, the park joined with Montana’s Glacier National Park in 1931 to form the first International Peace Park.
Hotels & Motels
Ideally situated just 15 minutes east of Waterton Lakes National Park and one hour north of Glacier National Park in the USA, Rocky Ridge Country Lodge offers six guest rooms and a three-bedroom cabin.
From a Banff, Canmore, Kananaskis Country or Lake Louise day hike to a multi-day helicopter-assisted backcountry trip at Mt.
Current & Upcoming Events [ View All ]
Looking for something to do in Waterton? Check out these current and upcoming events. If you know of an event that is not listed in the travel guide, please feel free to add an event listing (it's free).
- Waterton Lakes Spring Flowers, Macro and Landscapes Photo Trip
Jun 11 to Jun 14 » Waterton
- Waterton Lakes Winterscapes and Minimalism Photo Trip
Feb 11 to Feb 14 » Waterton