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.

Stroll along a beach, hike a flowery trail, paddle a canoe, tour Upper Waterton Lake by boat, relish a picnic, learn something new at an exhibit, spot a deer or jay, brave a chilly dip in a mountain lake, or just kick back and relax. There’s lots to do in Waterton Lakes National Park!

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Wildlife viewing
Spotting wildlife is one of the thrills of visiting Waterton Lakes National Park.
Get on the water 
Home to a string of pristine mountain lakes, the park is a paradise for anyone who enjoys being on, in or near the water.
Low-season adventure 
Warm summer temperatures bring the crowds in July and August, but Waterton is a year-round destination.
Volunteering 
Multiple volunteering opportunities give visitors a chance to gain an up-close understanding of the park’s unique ecosystems.

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