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Waterton Lakes National Park

Special Events

Snowshoers in Waterton Lakes National Park
Snowshoeing at its best!
© Parks Canada
Guided snowshoe tours in Waterton Lakes National Park

Saturdays, January 16 to March 19, 2016
Daily, February 15 through February 19, 2016 

Discover the wonders of Waterton in winter on a three-hour guided snowshoe trip.

  • 10 spots available per tour
  • Includes use of snowshoes
  • $22.00 per person, $11 per child (ages 10-17), and applicable park entry fee  

Have a group of 6 or more people?

  • Bookings are available Fridays, Sundays or Mondays for your group
  • Includes use of snowshoes
  • $20 per person, $11 per child, and applicable park entry fee

Contact 403-859-5133 to reserve or for more information.

2016 Summer Schedule

Waterton Wildflower Festival

Friday June 17 - Saturday June 25
Join in a variety of activities celebrating Waterton’s wildlfowers.

Canada Day

Friday July 1
Celebrate Canada’s birthday in Waterton! The national anthem, flag raising, and, of course, cake, mark the occasion.

Parks Day

Saturday July 16
Explore the best of Waterton’s behind-the-scenes secrets like you’ve never seen before.

Science and History Day

July 26 
Would you like to hear first-hand accounts of the latest wildlife, vegetation and historical discoveries in Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park? This incredible day gives researchers, scientists and historians the opportunity to share their knowledge and findings with the public. This free event, which alternates between the two parks, is in Waterton Lakes National Park this year.

Perseids Meteor Shower

Friday August 12 and Saturday August 13 
Check out our amazing night skies during the Perseids meteor shower (clear skies permitting).

Blackfoot Arts and Heritage Festival

Monday August 22 - Wednesday August 24
Participate in traditional and contemporary aboriginal dancing, music, art and cuisine.

Waterton Wildlife Weekend

Friday September 23 - Sunday September 25
Waterton’s wildlife is at its best in the fall. This special weekend features a variety of wildlife events.

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