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Cameron Lake

Akima Pkwy. | 13 km (8 mi) southwest of town of Waterton Park, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Traveler Description: Cameron Lake is a hidden jewel in Waterton Park.  To get to the lake you need to drive about 20-30 minutes up a windy road through the mountains... more »
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Edmonton, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This lake is worth the drive from Waterton. The lake is peaceful and great for an easy canoe and or hike around the lake. The canoe rental was very convenient and affordable. There are no other services at the Lake, other than a small gift shop and washroom. Plan to bring snacks/lunch and supplies for the trip. There are only... More

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Alberta
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92 reviews 92 reviews
37 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Sunny and warm the day we visited, awesome view, lots of fun swimming and renting canoe's and kayaks. Nice hike around the lake as well.

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White Rock, BC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Well worth the drive to beautiful Cameron Lake, we only had time to drive through though sounded like others were having fun on the rented paddle boats. We could see how some extras days to explore will make it worthwhile coming back to the Waterton area.

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Fort McMurray
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Beautiful, peaceful and just a great place to spend an afternoon. There are boat rentals available and lots of awesome hiking trails. Nice little concession also as well as flush toilets.

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Missoula, Montana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Wow! This lake is gorgeous. We loved the fairly easy 2 mile walk along the west side or the lake. There are tons of windflowers. We rented a canoe and a kayak and rowed across the lake and back. My only complaint was the rental was expensive ($70 Canadian for an hour for the two boats). We will be back.

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Atlanta
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We enjoyed the drive from Waterton along scenic Akamina Parkway. Some world-class full day hikes depart from alpine Cameron Lake. We walked the Cameon Lake trail and even shorter trail to Akamina Lake from the same parking lot.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
36 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We did the hike to the end of the lake and enjoyed the forest walk but the view was dissappointing - the best views are at the beach where the trail starts so if you are just going for photo ops, skip the walk and pick a different hike

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Spokane, WA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This glacier lake is located at the base of the Continental Divide and is well worth the drive from Waterton. You can rent a kayak, canoe or paddle boat to enjoy this beautiful lake. We picked a kayak and with no prior experience, had a great time. The wildlife is also abundant - we saw mountain goats and bear during... More

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Wellington, Kansas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a beautiful alpine lake with another lake just a short hike away. There is a boat, canoe, kayak, and paddle boat rental facility to enable a visitor to get out on the water.

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Calgary
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We visited Cameron Lake twice on our recent visit to Waterton. We SUP (standup Paddleboard) and were very lucky to experience very minimal wind. We enjoyed an amazing paddling experience on both days, paddling to the end of the lake and back twice. Round trip is about 1.5 hours with a rest break at the far end. It is definitely... More

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