The Waterton townsite from Bears Hump in Waterton National Park, Alberta

Waterton, AB

Waterton Lakes National Park is a quiet gem tucked into the southwestern corner of Alberta. Bordering Glacier National Park in Montana, the two parks were joined in 1932 to form the world’s first International Peace Park. The park is also designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a Biosphere Reserve.

Generally less crowded than the other national parks in Alberta, Waterton is a prime location to view spectacular scenery and wildlife and to enjoy unparalleled outdoor adventure opportunities. Waterton is a blend of unusual geology, mild climate, rare wild flowers, and a welcoming community. With excellent dining options, shopping, golf, horseback riding, world-class hiking and much more, Waterton Lakes National Park is a year-round destination that everyone should experience.

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