Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Parks - Waterton Lakes National Park (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Waterton Lakes National Park chapter from Lonely Planet’s Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Parks guidebook.

Little Waterton packs a punch. Unrivaled in North America for offering almost instant access to rugged stretches of high alpine terrain well above the treeline, the park is a sanctuary for grizzlies, elk and cougar and about 800 wildflower species.

  • take in beautiful scenery and sweeping views along the Carthew-Alderson Trail
  • maps
  • explore age-old geological formations in Red Rock Canyon
  • transport
  • relax after a hike in the welcoming and scenic hamlet of Waterton
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Day Hikes, Cycling, Driving, Sights, Fishing & Boating, Waterton Townsite, Cameron Lake, Tours, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Entertainment, Shopping.

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