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Waterton Lakes National Park National Parks

The smallest of our Canadian Rockies national parks is impressive in its own right. Nowhere else in the world will you Find a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an international peace park and a biosphere reserve all rolled into one. Diverse landscapes are home to an abundance of wildlife. Watch for bighorn sheep, mountain goats, elk, deer and black bear. Hike endless walking trails. Take a boat cruise across an international border on the deepest lake in the Canadian Rockies. The village of Waterton at water’s edge has all the amenities – motels, fine dining, rentals and more – not to mention its very own waterfalls.
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Waterton Lakes Golf Course

Waterton, Alberta
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Waterton Lakes Golf Course is a Stanley Thompson design situated in the eastern side of Waterton National Park. The Club was established in 1929 and became a full 18 hole facility in 1939. It is rated as one of Canada's most scenic courses.

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Waterton Inter-Nation Shoreline Cruise Co. Ltd.

Waterton, Alberta
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Enjoy a scenic cruise on Waterton Lake and cross the International border into Glacier National Park, Montana. View spectacular mountain scenery, waterfalls, unusual geological formations and wildlife, while listening to professional, entertaining and educational commentary. Includes a half hour stop at Goat Haunt, Montana (June through mid-September). Shuttles to Crypt Lake trailhead are also available.

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Lens on Nature - Waterton

Waterton, Alberta

Lens on Nature’s mission is to enable our guests to explore the hidden gems of the Canadian Rockies, providing them the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in their adventure and experience its amazing landscapes, wildlife and rich culture and history. Lens on Nature offers carefully created, professionally guided two or three day hiking adventures to the most awe-inspiring places in Waterton Lakes National Park. With each trip, guests live the adventure knowing they will have a collection of impactful and inspiring images in a professionally designed hard cover book that captures a sense of authenticity and emotion their adventure.

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Waterton Shoreline Cruise

Waterton, Alberta
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Join us for a scenic cruise from Canada to the United States. Enjoy some of the most spectacular mountain scenery the Rocky Mountains have to offer. View majestic towering cliffs, unique geological formations, beautiful waterfalls, snow clad mountain peaks and the International Border. Bring your camera; tour boats make photographic and wildlife stops. Bald eagle, bear, moose, deer, mountain sheep and mountain goats are often seen. The cruise is accompanied by an informative and entertaining commentary given by experienced local tour guides.The duration of the cruise is 2 and ¼ hours, which includes a ½ hour stop at Goat Haunt

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Salamander Byway Maintenance

Waterton, Alberta
2017-09-24 to 2017-09-24 MST

Approaching the community of Waterton Park visitors pass through the land of the long-toed salamander and into their story. You can be a positive part of that ongoing story by helping to maintain the crossing structures first put in place in 2008 to reduce the salamander road kills during their movements to and from Linnet Lake. Long-toed and tiger salamanders, western toads and red-sided garter snakes will all benefit from your volunteered help. Requirements: Be prepared for half day or more outside, including sturdy footwear and clothing layers suitable for the very changeable weather. Able to perform repetitive, light physical labour (digging, hammering, bending over). Comfortable working on sloped terrain and along a roadway. Volunteer duties: Clearing obstructions from the byway tunnels and their entrances. Filling gaps under byway fencing or between the fencing and tunnels. Pruning shrubs growing up and over the byway fencing. Cleaning peeling paint from the byway fencing. Picking up, bagging and removing any litter found along the system.

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