Cameron Lake, Waterton Lakes National Park

4.7
#2 of 14 in Parks in Waterton Lakes National Park
Found between the mountain peaks of the Akamina Ridge, Cameron Lake represents a sub-alpine lake that is one of many bodies of water that makes up the surrounding national park. Take in the views along the 16 km (10 mi) highway to reach the lake at 1,646 m (5,400 ft) above sea level. Breathe in the fresh, crisp air as you take in the mountainous scenery. Picnic along the shore, or venture out onto the water in a rented paddleboat or kayak. Various hiking trails are available for all levels of fitness. You may even spot a grizzly bear on the far slopes of the lake. Work out when and for how long to visit Cameron Lake and other Waterton Lakes National Park attractions using our handy Waterton Lakes National Park vacation maker site.
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  • We last visited in 2016 and it was closed then. All the info on line states it’s open, but we could not access the drive. It’s a shame, we pay an awful lot of money to come to waterton from the uk...  more »
  • With the Akamina Parkway closed to vehicular traffic, our bike ride up tot the lake was fabulous! Aren’t an bike in town if you are not an avid cyclist!  more »
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  • Beautiful place. Gravel beach and cold water but a great place to spend the day on the water. So clear you can see to the bottom.
  • This is awesome. Place. Cam even swim in August. Very nice hike all the way up
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