With extraordinary natural charms packed into a compact space, Waterton Lakes National Park offers plenty to keep visitors busy. Sightsee on the park’s scenic roadways, and keep an eye out for abundant wildlife. Explore natural attractions, from a vivid red canyon to mist-cloaked waterfalls. Or check out the postcard-perfect community of Waterton, with great day hiking, a historic 1927 hotel and a range of water activities.


  • Picnic areas

    There are a number of excellent picnicking and day use areas within Waterton Lakes National Park.

  • Wildlife watching

    Wildlife are often visible in Waterton Lakes National Park, and can be watched from a safe distance.

  • Activities in the community

    Stay on the beaten path and explore the community of Waterton.

  • Hiking

    Waterton Lakes National Park has 200 km of hiking trails, ranging from easy strolls to strenuous wilderness hikes.

  • Red Chairs

    We have five sets of red chairs in scenic locations throughout Waterton Lakes National Park.

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