Activities and experiences

Waterton Lakes National Park

Waterton Lakes National Park offers plenty to keep visitors busy. Sightsee on scenic roadways, watching for abundant wildlife. Explore natural attractions, from a vivid red canyon to mist-cloaked waterfalls. Visit the postcard-perfect Waterton community for day hikes, a historic hotel and a range of water activities.


Wildlife watching

Whether you plan to drive the roads, hike the trails, or relax in town, there are many opportunities to observe wildlife.

Trail conditions

Whether it's a leisurely walk or a longer hike, make your trip a safe one by checking the latest conditions.

Activities by season

Warmer temperatures bring the crowds in July and August, but Waterton is a year-round destination.

All activities

Ideas for things to do in Waterton Lakes National Park, are water activities, wildlife viewing, interpretive programs, volunteering, special events.

Calendar of events

Take part in a wide range of events, special activities and memorable experiences in Waterton Lakes National Park

Camping and overnight accomodations

Types of campgrounds and nearby accommodations

Waterton Lakes Visitor Centre

Explore the new visitor centre in the heart of the Waterton community

Day use areas

Information on picnicking and day use areas in Waterton Lakes National Park.

Red chairs

We have four sets of red chairs set in scenic locations throughout Waterton Lakes National Park.

Tours and programs

Guided tours, programs, and learning experiences


Volunteering in Waterton Lakes National Park

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