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Upper Waterton Lake

Upper Waterton Lake, Waterton Lakes National Park, AB, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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148 reviews 148 reviews
80 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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92 reviews 92 reviews
69 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 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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kildare
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

While on a driving holiday in Canada in November, we happened upon Waterton. As it was out of season it was nearly deserted and I thought it was one of the most beautiful places I have been. the lake was cossetted by the Rockies and was spectacular. It is only a small place and we stayed in the hotel there.... More

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Uniontown, Ohio
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31 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This could be one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Standing behind the Prince of Wales hotel and looking out upon the lake, with the mountains around - simply beautiful. We were lucky to visit on a nice, warm, sunny September day and it is a sight I will never forget. Skip the hotel and head straight for the... More

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Beautiful lake, blue like you rarely see surrounded by endless mountains and the town of Waterton. You can walk along the lake for miles and see it from different views, all glorious. This is the main attraction in Waterton as it is included in many of the hikes and views.

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Mission, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

If you have a chance to go to Waterton Park it was so beautiful. We stayed in Waterton Inn and had a very nice wheelchair accessible room except for the bathroom. There are has very nice restaurants and beautiful park and playground. Also you can get gluten free pizza and other good food. There is excellent shopping at very good... More

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Steelville, Missouri
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14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Don't miss this lake. It is absolutely beautiful. The boat ride is enjoyable and informative. There is seating indoors and outdoors. This is the only way for people with limited mobility to see Goat Haunt in Glacier National Park. We were so happy we made the trip. It was quite a drive from West Glacier, but well worth the trip.

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Upstate New York
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29 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We loved the boat ride to Goat Haunt on the Upper Waterton Lake. The narration was great and we liked seeing all of the views. Crossing the 49th parallel was interesting. The Prince of Wales Hotel has an amazing view of the lake. We saw mule deer wandering around town. We also liked the Cameron Falls. I liked how the... More

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