Upper Waterton Lake, Waterton Lakes National Park

#4 of 7 in Nature in Waterton Lakes National Park
Water Body · Nature / Park
Part of UNESCO-protected biosphere reserve, Upper Waterton Lake sustains a varied wildlife that includes large mammals like deer and grizzly bears, as well as smaller animals and many species of birds. Surrounded by unspoiled nature, the lake is probably best appreciate on a boat tour, though you can also choose to hike or cycle to experience this pristine scenery. Colder months bring many winter sports enthusiasts, who come here to ski and snowshoe in perfect serenity. You'll find all the accommodations and amenities you need in the town of Waterton, a small but picturesque waterfront community. Before you visit Waterton Lakes National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • Majestic wide open views that are so stunningly beautiful, they almost look fake. Great picture taking opportunities.  more »
  • Our first trip here so decided to stay for a couple of nights. A quiet and very quaint town in mid September. We still had warm weather with some sun trying to break through the smoke from the...  more »
  • Very beautiful view from the hill top, the trail going down is good for short trekking experience... loved the view. The view is even nicer from the base of lake beside the Fire side Lounge on Waterton Ave
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