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Upper Waterton Lake, Waterton Lakes National Park

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Part of UNESCO-protected biosphere reserve, Upper Waterton Lake sustains a varied wildlife that includes large mammals like deer and grizzly bears, as well as smaller animals and many species of birds. Surrounded by unspoiled nature, the lake is probably best appreciate on a boat tour, though you can also choose to hike or cycle to experience this pristine scenery. Colder months bring many winter sports enthusiasts, who come here to ski and snowshoe in perfect serenity. You'll find all the accommodations and amenities you need in the town of Waterton, a small but picturesque waterfront community. Before you visit Waterton Lakes National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • This is the spot for pictures. Be mindful of strong winds and if travelling in the winter, be sure to have snow tires. 
    This is the spot for pictures. Be mindful of strong winds and if travelling in the winter, be sure to have snow tires.  more »
  • Drive up to the Prince of Wales hotel. There is parking for everyone, not just hotel visitors. The hotel itself is worth a few photos but the views of the lake are just gorgeous from up here even in.....  more
    Drive up to the Prince of Wales hotel. There is parking for everyone, not just hotel visitors. The hotel itself is worth a few photos but the views of the lake are just gorgeous from up here even in.....  more »
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  • Very beautiful view from the hill top, the trail going down is good for short trekking experience... loved the view. The view is even nicer from the base of lake beside the Fire side Lounge on Waterton Ave
  • Windy but worth it! The water is crystal clearšŸ˜²

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