Waterton Lakes National Park

Waterton Lakes National Park is a national park located in the southwest corner of Alberta, Canada, and borders Glacier National Park in Montana, United States. Waterton was Canada's fourth national park, formed in 1895 and named after Waterton Lake, in turn after the Victorian naturalist and conservationist Charles Waterton. The park contains 505 km² (195 sq mi) of rugged mountains and wilderness.

Operated by Parks Canada, Waterton is open all year, but the main tourist season is during July and August. The only commercial facilities available within the park are located at the Waterton Park townsite. The park ranges in elevation from 1,290 metres (4,232 ft) at the townsite to 2,910 m (9,547 ft) at Mount Blakiston. It offers many scenic trails, including Crypt Lake trail. In 2012/2013, Waterton Lakes National Park had 402,542 visitors.

The park was the subject of a short film in 2011's National Parks Project, directed by Peter Lynch and scored by Cadence Weapon, Laura Barrett and Mark Hamilton.

  • View of Waterton Lakes from Bellevue Hill
  • Bellevue Hill East Ridge
  • Drumlins landscape
  • Mount Galwey
  • Mount Galwey
  • Waterton Park Sunset
  • Waterton Lakes NP
  • Foot of mount bellevue
  • A Lone Tree On The Prairie At The Foot Of The Rockies In Waterton National Park AB Sep '12
  • Purple Mountain Flowers
  • Mount Galwey
  • Mount Blakiston
  • Crypt Lake...Waterton National Park.
  • Waterton Lakes NP


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    Glacier National Park

    Glacier National Park is a national park located in the U.S. state of Montana, on the Canada–United States border with the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia.