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Upper Waterton Lake

Address: Upper Waterton Lake, Waterton Lakes National Park, AB, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403-859-2362
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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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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Westminster, California
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10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Definitely take the time to go for a boat ride on the lake. They provide a very informative guide and the two hour ride was well worth the money. The cost to ride on that lake was about half the price of the boat rides on other lakes we stopped at while touring through Alberta.

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Edmonton, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We took the cruise to the US border, which was good but can be spared if you have done any other lake cruises recently. Nothing too special. Would recommend a nice drive along a small road that runs along the lake. Nice restaurants nearby too.

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Toronto
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9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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48 helpful votes 48 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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Charlotte, NC
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This was a moderately strenuous hike around this lake but well worth the effort. We ran into a lot of snow on the trail about two hours into our walk and had to turn around, but found a lot of beautiful views to take in on the way down. A real treat was a herd of Big Horn Sheep on... More

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Banff, Alberta, Canada
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83 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Waterton during the New years was an Ghost town and while it was relaxing to get away from the hussle and bussel we should have picked an area that had more activities going on. BUT we fully understand that in the summer time this one of the more picturistic area of Alberta. We will need to visit again during the... More

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