Waterton Lakes National Park offer visitors one of nature's most exciting playgrounds. It's rugged natural landscape and undisturbed beauty are the backdrop for endless opportunities to discover and explore. Outside the park, as the prairies roll into the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains, many other kind of adventure await. Whatever your form of adventure may be, you will not be disappointed in the many kinds of attractions that Waterton Lakes, Alberta has to offer.
Attractions in Waterton Lakes National Park
Waterton Lakes is truly an international treasure. With the twin distinction of being the first International Peace Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Waterton offers a fascinating story, historically, ecologically and culturally. It also happens to be one of the most beautiful places on earth, charming visitors with scenery that will take your breath away. There is so much of nature's beauty to explore here and almost endless ways to do it.
Some attractions in the Park include:
Parks Canada Interpretive Centre
Waterton Lakes Natural History Association
Waterton Lakes Golf Club
Alpine Stables Horseback Riding and Outfitters
Waterton Shoreline Cruises
Hiking and Cycling
Wildflower Festival (June 13-21, 2009
Wildlife Week - September 25-27, 2009
To learn more about Waterton's hidden gems, visit www.mywaterton.ca
Attractions outside Waterton Lakes National Park
Outside of this amazing park, the proud history of Pioneers who settled this land is everywhere. Many families who have lived in this area for generations are still here, running successful businesses that offer tourists unique and exhilarating things to do and see.
Some attractions outside the Park include:
Kimball River Sports
Mountain Meadow Trail Rides
Great Canadian Barn Dance
Remington Carriage Museum
Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump
Frank Slide Interpretive Centre
Glacier National Park
Waterton also shares the unique distinction of sharing a border with Glacier National Park in Montana. Together these Parks not only symbolize the bonds of peace and friendship between the people of the United States and Canada, they also form one of the world's most ecologically rich areas. Waterton Glacier International Peace Park offers visitors an amazing breadth of scenery, adventure and things to do.
Glacier National Park, Montana
Going to the Sun Road