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Upper Waterton Lake

Upper Waterton Lake, Waterton Lakes National Park, AB, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-859-2362
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So beautiful

This is a beautiful lake . The village of Waterton sits right on it. Windy here, really beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kat234-12
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s.tilllman valley
One of the Finest Bodies of Water that Canada has to Offer!

When we first entered the park and took notice of the beautiful water and landscape, we knew that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christian G
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Calgary, Canada
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  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“goat haunt” (17 reviews)
“boat tour” (10 reviews)
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Upper Waterton Lake, Waterton Lakes National Park, AB, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful lake . The village of Waterton sits right on it. Windy here, really beautiful pictures if you get a still day, its surrounded by mountains.

1  Thank kat234-12
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first entered the park and took notice of the beautiful water and landscape, we knew that Waterton would be a day trip to remember. Upper Waterton Lake is the biggest of the "Waterton Lakes," (and the biggest lake in the region, period) and...More

Thank Christian G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just so beautiful with the surrounding mountains. I love the lake cruise and that you can get your passport stamped at goat haunt. Even though it's in the US it's a very unique stamp and not many people can get it.

1  Thank Diana G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views... great pictures... Take the boat excursion so you can see more. I saw quite a few people fishing there... I should try it next time.

Thank FS L
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Check the weather forecast before you head to Waterton Lakes National Park - the weather changes rapidly, and it can get very windy. If you plan to hike, wear broken in good walking shoes, layers of clothing plus food and water for the day. The...More

1  Thank JJawandering
Reviewed March 17, 2017

It's a one day tour from Calgary. The views were spectacular and absolutely beautiful. We visited the Prince of Wales Hotel along with Cameron Falls and Red Rock Canyon. We were told that it's windy most of time. It was windy that day, but We...More

2  Thank MarcLiu1950
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Stunning lake created by glacier retreat. At the heart of both Waterton Lakes National Park (Canada) and the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (Canada and the US), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Awe-inspiring. Main access is by Waterton Village. The area is apparently famous for the...More

1  Thank mrsagf
Reviewed February 4, 2017

Worth visiting Waterton is an awesome ice climbing and photographers location with complete serenity and opportunities for solo experiences. I have played in Waterton during the fall and summer however January is simply put another great season. Plan accordingly and take advantage of the winter...More

Thank Jimmy C
Reviewed November 6, 2016

The lake itself is beautiful. My husband and I went swimming in Emerald Bay. It has a very nice day use area complete with picnic tables. I will admit, it was a touch cold in the first week of June, but that didn't stop us....More

Thank sarah m
Reviewed October 7, 2016

This lake straddles Canada and USA. It is so pristine clear formed by the retreat of glaciers centuries ago.

Thank sateeshl2016
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