The deepest lake in the Canadian Rockies (444 feet) and the first oil well in western Canada (1902) are both found in Waterton, a small park named in honor of English naturalist Charles Waterton. Set in a region renowned for its winds, Waterton has special significance as the Canadian portion of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

The Prince of Wales Hotel overlooking Waterton Lake. The deepest lake in the Canadian Rockies feet). Waterton Lakes National Park is the Canadian portion of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

Hiking the Bear Hump Trail in Waterton Lakes National Park | Heading to Alberta's Waterton Lakes National Park and looking for a challenge? The Bear Hump Trail is an easily accessible and short but strenuous uphill hike leading to a look-out area with stunning views overlooking the town of Waterton, surrounding lakes, mountains and forested valleys. The views are well worth the steep climb! Check out my blog post for more information and photo inspiration!

Hiking the Bear Hump Trail in Waterton Lakes National Park

Hiking the Bear Hump Trail in Waterton Lakes National Park | Heading to Alberta's Waterton Lakes National Park and looking for a challenge? The Bear Hump Trail is an easily accessible and short but strenuous uphill hike leading to a look-out area with stunning views overlooking the town of Waterton, surrounding lakes, mountains and forested valleys. The views are well worth the steep climb! Check out my blog post for more information and photo inspiration!

Exploring the Red Rock Canyon in Waterton Lakes National Park | brittanymthiessen.com

Exploring the Red Rock Canyon in Waterton Lakes National Park

Exploring the Red Rock Canyon in Waterton Lakes National Park | brittanymthiessen.com

The Wonders of Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada | The Planet D Adventure Travel Blog | Waterton is directly connected to Glacier National Park and the two parks are known as the International Peace Park - UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Natural Wonders of Waterton Lakes National Park

I am embarrassed to admit that I had never heard of Waterton Lakes National Park. It’s a little ridiculous considering I have heard of Glacier National Park and they are connected!

Shoukd you take a side trip to Waterton Lakes National Park from Glacier National Park? Find out the best tips here if you do!

A Day in Waterton Lakes National Park

Bear’s Hump Hike – Waterton Lake National Park

Bears Hump Waterton - Waterton Lakes Hike

Bear’s Hump Hike – Waterton Lake National Park

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www.canadianrockies.net downloads mg_en rockies_guide_27-29.pdf

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