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Address: Akima Pkwy. | 13 km (8 mi) southwest of town of Waterton Park, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada
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The climax of a 16 km (10 mile) scenic highway known as the Akamina...

The climax of a 16 km (10 mile) scenic highway known as the Akamina Parkway, is Cameron Lake. Nestled between the majestic mountain peaks of the Akamina Ridge, this sub-alpine lake is one of many serene bodies of water that makes up Waterton Lakes National Park. Beautiful Cameron lake is a great place to rent a canoe and grizzlies are often seen on the far slopes.

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Beautiful scenic lake

We took a ride on a boat down the lake and the scenery is out of this world. Very beautiful scenery.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Griffin, Georgia
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Griffin, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took a ride on a boat down the lake and the scenery is out of this world. Very beautiful scenery.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't know if other reviews have mentioned this but the lake area is closed this summer due to renovation. The road up to the lake is closed starting in town. There are shuttles from town to various hiking trails but you need reservations to get on. The shuttles leave from the Tamarack Outfitters store.

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Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be joined the Food Festival Cruise and Pie Experience. Loved it. The scenery along the Cruise is stunning.

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Edmonton
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had planned a trip up to Cameron lake to hike and check it out. Im Not sure why but the roads up to the lake were closed for the season... This late in June. I'm no expert so I don't know why really but it was disappointing I couldn't show my family what I had talked about with them... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I’m still giving it a 5 even though we didn’t get to see it since I know we would have loved it. The parkway to get to the lake is closed until November 2016 so if you really want to see it you may want to re-think a visit this summer. There’s still plenty to see in Waterton but never-the-less... More 

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Leongatha
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

In winter the road is closed and you have to walk around 5km to the lake. It is an easy walk on well packed snow. At the lake there are pit toilets to use if needed.

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

For one of the best outdoor adventure in Waterton in winter, bring your x-country skies or snowshoes and head up to Cameron Lake. Pack a great picnic with some warm soup and loads of yummy snacks and enjoy the beauty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

I love Cameron lake, the drive up is fabulous and often you will see wildlife on the drive, from fox to Mt. sheep to the occasional bear, mostly blacks but I have see a Grizzly walking on the far side of the lake. It was a long way from us, just saying... The lake is just beautiful, so clear you... More 

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Fernie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

We've been to Cameron Lake during the summer and winter seasons, and it is equally stunning at either times. During the summer, you can rent crafts to go out into the water. During the winter, you can snowshoe into the lake (45 min) from the final staging area as the last segment of the road is blocked off.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Stunning frozen lakes in the winter with trails crossing the border. Very nice cross country, snowshoes and winter hiking trails

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