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Grotto Canyon Icewalk
"The history of the rock art which is over a thousand years old and the geology of the mountains are at your fingertips as the guides explain the mystery of the area. You might also have the unique opportunity to witness ice climbers scaling the frozen waterfalls.Return Distance: 2.6 miles (4.2 km) <"""Walk on a frozen creek through Grotto Canyon past unusual rock formations ancient native rock art
From CAD71.00
 
Winter Tour: Banff and its Wildlife
"Build a connection to the World Heritage Site as you visit Banff's landmarks and view wildlife in their natural winter habitat. Hear how the history of the Bow Valley changed when three railway workers rediscovered a hidden treasure. See and le habitat and their winter survival adaptations. This is Banff's best tour for viewing wildlife and animal species are seen on 95% of the tours. Please note: This tour is seasonal and only operates from December through April.""""Join a personalized small-group tour and discover beautiful Banff in the winter! Over three hours your local guide will point out all the landmarks and wildlife in their natural habitat particularly their ability to survive the cold winter months."title=Tour+Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+sightseeing+tour+of+Banff+and+its+wildlife&2=Visit+historic+places+and+famous+landmarks&3=Learn+about+the+history+and+geology+of+the+area+from+your+knowledgeable+guide&4=Complimentary+pickup+and+drop+off+from+most+Banff+hot
From CAD62.00
 
Johnston Canyon Icewalk
Hike on steel walkways built into the canyon walls and get an airy view of the canyon below. Travel through breathtaking scenery and nature on your way to the trail head and learn about the history and geology of Johnston Canyon.This popular wal""Join this small-group Banff guided tour and hike on steel walkways which have been built into the canyon walls. Travel through prime wildlife habitat and learn how Johnston Canyon was formed. You'll be led past lower falls and end up at breathtaking uptitle=Icewalk+Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+beautiful+tour+of+the+Johnston+Canyon+Icewalk%AE&2=Look+out+for+the+various+types+of+wildlife+which+inhabit+the+area&3=Learn+about+the+history+and+geology+of+the+area+from+your+knowledgeable+guide&4=Complimentary+pick"""Banff Canada"
From CAD71.00

More General in Waterton Lakes National Park

WILDFLOWER'S

We were at Waterton National Park in June and the Wildflowers were in bloom. I saw quite a few different ones, how nice in this pretty setting.Waterton Lakes National Park is home to more than 50 per...
balhannah
Sep 03, 2010

Laundry &amp; Showers

The Waterton Health Club (in the Waterton Lakes Lodge) has public showers and laundry available to non-members. This is perfect for someone who's been hiking or back country camping for a few days and...
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Camping_Girl
Mar 31, 2007

A Beautiful Little Town

Waterton Park townsite gained its first permanent residents in 1904 when the Western Coal and Oil Company established a cookhouse, bunkhouse, blacksmith shop, office, stable and engine room for its...
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Bwana_Brown
Sep 28, 2006

Upper Waterton Lake

There are three Waterton Lakes, upper, middle and lower. Upper Waterton Lake is by far the largest and most scenic of the three and it is the centerpiece for most of the activities and attractions at...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Sep 01, 2006

Boundary and Peace Park Markers

At the International Boundary, on the western shore of Upper Waterton Lake, you will see not one but two small obelisks which look almost identical from a distance. Upon inquiry I learned that one is...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Sep 01, 2006

The International Boundary

When you take the boat cruise on Upper Waterton Lake, your tour will stop briefly for a view of the international boundary between Canada and the United States. There you will see a very visible line...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Sep 01, 2006
 
 
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Waterton Glacier International Peace Park

Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada and Glacier National Park in the United States join each other. Although they are divided by a political line, they share the same geology, climate, wildlife,...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Sep 01, 2006

Passing through Customs

Although Waterton-Glacier is an International Peace Park, one must still pass through customs and immigration when traveling across the international boundary within the park. There is a highway...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Aug 30, 2006

Waterton Lakes National Park is Located HERE

Waterton Lakes National Park, 505 square km (203 square miles) in size, is so small that it does not even register on some maps! Located in the southwest corner of Alberta, up against the US border...
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Bwana_Brown
Aug 02, 2006

The general store

Pats is a great general store! This is the place you can rent scooters, bikes, tennis rackets, almost anything. They are the only gas station in town, and the best place to buy chips, chocolate bars,...
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jojocan
May 17, 2005

Want to get away for the summer?

A lot of waitresses, etc. in Waterton are from other provinces, or countries for that matter. Like most "summer" towns, the huge influx of people during a season requires them to bring in staff to...
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jojocan
May 17, 2005

Climb Bear Hump for Great Views

A somewhat strenuous hike up the Bear Hump will provide awesome views of the Waterton Lakes area. The winds on top of the hill can be hurricane force. I had to hunker down behind a boulder and just...
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zrim
Feb 09, 2003

Trails from the Red Rock Canyon Parkway

Most trails on the Red Rock Canyon Parkway, such as the short Red Rock Canyon Trail (0.7-km loop) and Blackiston Falls (1km; 30min), leave from Red Rock Canyon at the end of the road. The most...
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sunnywong
Sep 16, 2002

Trails from the Akamina Parkway

Most of the trails accessed by the Akamina Parkway leave from the road's end near Cameron Lake. To stretch your legs after the drive up, try either the Akamina Lake (0.5km; 15min) or Cameron Lakeshore...
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sunnywong
Sep 16, 2002

Top Hotels in Waterton Lakes National Park

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Waterton Lakes National Park, Off Hwy. 5, Glacier Park Inc., Box 33, , Alberta, T0K 2M0, Canada
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111 Waterton Ave, PO Box 38, Alberta, T0K 2M0, Canada
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208 Mountainview Rd., (formerly El Cortez), , Alberta, T0K 2M0, Canada
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107 Wildflower Ave, Box 51, , Alberta, T0K 2M0, Canada
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102 Mountview Rd., Alberta, T0K 2M0, Canada
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111 Windflower Ave, Box 100, T0K 2M0, Canada
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Things to Do Near Waterton Lakes National Park

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Waterton Lakes Golf Course

A very underrated course, one of the original courses built in National Parks in 1920's. Now under community ownership, being continually upgraded as capital returned to course improvements. ...
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Top 5 Waterton Lakes National Park Writers

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Camping_Girl

"What to do in &amp; around Waterton"
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jojocan

"The trip to Waterton...."
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Bwana_Brown

"Alberta's Forgotten Gem - Waterton Lakes NP"
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Stephen-KarenConn

"Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada"
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windsorgirl

"Waterton Lakes, An Undiscovered Gem"
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