Areas of Waterton Lakes National Park remain closed due to safety hazards and infrastructure damage from the Kenow Wildfire. Visit our What's open page for an up-to-date list of open areas.

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 Park, with great day hiking, a historic 1927 hotel and a range of water activities.

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  • Fall interpretive programs

    Come explore with our interpreters and experience Waterton Lakes National Park in the fall.

  • Wildlife watching

    Waterton Lakes National Park is a great place for wildlife watching and wildlife photography.

  • Camping

    The best way to experience Waterton Lakes National Park is to stay overnight!

  • Hiking

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

  • Red Chairs

    Parks Canada has five sets of red Adirondack chairs in scenic locations throughout Waterton Lakes National Park.

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