Waterton Lakes National Park is internationally known as one of the most beautiful destinations in the Canadian Rockies. And for good reason. Waterton is where the rolling prairies of Alberta meet the stunning Rocky Mountains and is filled with diverse wildlife, dozens of different wildflowers and some of the best hiking in North America. The town of Waterton Lakes National Park is the perfect destination if you're looking for adventure, fun and relaxation no matter what season it may be.

Just three hours from the city of Calgary, and less than two from Lethbridge, Waterton is a quaint town consisting of around 100 people making it the perfect place to get away from it all. Whether you're looking to relax with a spa day or some rounds of golf or to journey up a mountain or kayak across a crystal-clear lake – you can find it here. Make Waterton your destination this year.

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The natural beauty of the Canadian Rockies meets the wilderness off the prairies here in Waterton. Diverse Landscapes, crystal clear lakes, cascading waterfalls and of course, the towering mountain peaks meet here with unbelievable views around every corner. Now, you can experience the park like never before, stepping into the heart of our mountain town and exploring the beauty from every angle. Click through to start your 360 journey through all the stunning landscapes Waterton has to offer.
Things to Do in Waterton

You never have to worry about running out of things to do in Waterton. No matter what type of adventure you’re looking for you can find it in this beautiful setting. Waterton hiking trails are known for being some of the best in the Canadian Rockies and whether you’re looking for a leisurely nature walk or a challenging hike – you can find it here. Or you can always go by horse by trying some horseback riding in Waterton on one of the many trails.

If you want to get out on the water, try hopping on a paddleboard or kayak or take a beautiful Waterton Lake boat tour to see the amazing sights. There are also electric bikes, golfing, ice skating, festivals, events and so much more. There’s never a dull moment in Waterton.

Things to Do

Waterton Accommodations

When you’re spending your days hiking, biking or exploring the beauty of Waterton, you need a great place to stay while you’re there. Finding places to stay in Waterton is easy no matter what your budget is. From world-renowned Waterton hotels to charming Waterton bed and breakfasts, we have a place for everyone here.

If you prefer a fun campsite experience, why not check out some Waterton camping? Waterton Lakes National Park is filled with amazing campsites that can accommodate everything from a one-person tent to a luxurious RV. Whether you’re going on a romantic retreat, vacationing with the whole family or seeking adventure with your pals – there’s a Waterton accommodation for you.

Places to Stay

Waterton Restaurants

There are many great places to eat in Waterton with everything from gourmet hotdogs to fine dining. Grab some local craft beers on the patio at one of the bars or saloons or stop into one of the cafes for some fresh coffee to keep you fueled. If you want a more romantic setting there are fabulous Waterton restaurants to choose from. Enjoy a glass of wine and delicious food while you gaze out on the incredible views of Waterton.

After a big day of adventure, there’s nothing better than rewarding yourself with a great meal or a tasty treat. No matter what you’re in the mood for, there are restaurants in Waterton that can fit any budget or craving.

Places to Eat

Waterton Shopping

Even though this quiet town is small – Waterton shopping has lots to offer no matter what you’re looking for. Check out one of the many Waterton liquor stores or Waterton grocery stores so you can grab everything you need for your stay. Stop by one of the outdoor outfitter stores to get supplies, clothes, and gear for whatever adventure your planning in Waterton.

Are you looking for some unique gifts for friends and family or even something for yourself to remember your trip? Pop into one of the art galleries, craft or jewelry stores to get one of a kind items inspired by the stunning landscape of Waterton.

Where to Shop