Stay within the Park

Winter camping

Pass Creek Day Use Area, located on the Entrance Parkway about four kilometers from the entrance gate, offers a sheltered winter campground, free of charge.

The Alpine Club of Canada (ACC) operate a backcountry cabin in Waterton Lakes National Park (Cameron Lake Cabin), providing overnight accommodation in the winter.

Frontcountry campgrounds

  • Townsite Campground is closed for the season.
  • Belly River Campground is open May 14 to September 4, 2023 for first-come, first-served camping.
  • Crandell Mountain Campground remains closed due to damage sustained in the Kenow Wildfire.

Backcountry camping

Backcountry camping is a great way to experience the wilderness of Waterton Lakes National Park. There are 10 backcountry campgrounds in the park. Reservations are available for backcountry campsites.

Group camping

Belly River Group Campground is available by registration only.

Private accommodations

For information on private accommodations in and around the park, visit Waterton Lakes Chamber of Commerce.