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Address: Upper Waterton Lake, Waterton Lakes National Park, AB, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403-859-2362
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One of Great Places to Visit

I have been traveling for many years and Waterton Lakes National Park was one of the most stunning locations. The mountains, lakes, deer, and other wild life in the area makes it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
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Westminster, Massachusetts
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Westminster, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I have been traveling for many years and Waterton Lakes National Park was one of the most stunning locations. The mountains, lakes, deer, and other wild life in the area makes it one of the most calming locations that I have traveled.

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Regina, Canada
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We camp here every other year with the main point of the trip being the hiking. Talk to the park people for trail maps, difficulty etc. If you are new to hiking do some smaller ones before tackling any biggies. Once you are ready for a challenge go do the Crypt Lake hike. I am 54 years old and I... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Lovely lakes, both of them. We were lucky enough to know locals who took us out on the water - well worth doing and to cross the US border halfway along the lake. A nice day-trip from Pincher Creek!

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Sacramento, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Did you know that along the entire US-Candian border, trees and brush are cleared establishing a highly visible borderline? In all of my many trips to Canada, I didn't know this until taking the Upper Waterton Lake boat tour to Goat Haunt. Kevin, the tour guide, loves the area and shares his personal stories. Kevin and Captain Phil are a... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Its quite different from Banff and Jasper - it is breathtakingly beautiful and open wide spaces with the mountains on the backdrop. Make sure to stay at the Ramada at Pincher Creek, you won't be disappointed if you have family that likes to play in water slides plus their service is excellent.

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9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Go past the Visitor Center, going north. Turn left at the National Park's Operations Buildings, then hike up the grassy hill for a magnificent panoramic view of Upper Waterton Lake with Prince of Wales hotel in the foreground. You can get your park's map marked at the Visitor Center.

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Calgary, Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We kayaked , swam , lounged around and had a blast on the shores of this lake . If you are lucky and it's a warm day ,do not miss taking a dip in the lake ! The lake is shallow enough to kayak to remote beaches and have a swim without any fear or danger ! A complete family... More 

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My family and I live in western Montana and Glacier National Park is one of our favorite destinations. We go there probably twice a year on average, but we've never been to Waterton until this summer and I really wish we'd made it up there sooner. Waterton Townsite is a fantastic little town and the people are wonderful. The prices... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The lake is very clear and surrounded by mountains. I loved walking by the lake or just relaxing on a lawn chair and taking in the beautiful scenery.

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Northridge, CA
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Went there on a very recent trip! Amazingly Beautiful, it made me stay longer than I planned. Be sure to walk around the town.

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