A view from the Prince of Wales Hotel, looking south over Upper Wateron Lake towards the US border.
Waterton Lakes had a haze from wild fire smoke, blowing up from the United States during our visit.
A fantastic view from the top of the Bear’s Hump Trail. It’s worth the hike and a must for any visit to the park.
Canoeing Cameron Lake that feeds down to Cameron Falls in the Waterton town site.
A great day on the water as we canoed Cameron Lake into the USA from Alberta. View from Canada looking south.
Crandell Mountain stands watch over the park
The Blakiston Falls Trail offers several amazing views. It would be a great picnic spot.
Red Rock Canyon is right next to the trail head to Blakiston Falls so allow time to check out both while you’re there.
Time for a sunset cruise aboard the International. It takes us down Upper Waterton Lake and across the US border
The famous Parks Canada Red Chairs.
Inside the Prince of Wales Hotel, it’s like you’ve taken a trip back in time
More haze over the Upper Lake from fires across the border
Looking to the north and at Crandell Mountain that overlooks the Bear’s Hump.
Looking south towards Upper Waterton Lake. Way off at the end of the lake is the border with the United States.
Looking back towards the park from the grasslands that surround it
A spectacular view of Vimy Peak across Upper Waterton Lake. There’s a ferry that takes hikers to the other side for day trips.
A stormy day allowed for crafts and some history lessons about the park
The International is a cruise boat that takes you down Waterton Lake to Goat Haunt, USA for a short visit. It’s a very nice cruise that takes about two hours.
Before we made it to Waterton Lakes, we decided to check out Echo Dale Park by Medicine Hat, Alberta
The tipi outside of Medicine Hat, Alberta
The trail that leads to Blakiston Falls is very nice for hikers of all ages
Looking upstream from the top of Blakiston Falls
This is looking to the southeast from the top of the Bear’s Hump with middle (left) and upper (right) Waterton Lakes in view.
The grand Prince of Wales Hotel and Middle Waterton Lake in the background
A look back at the park from the Bison paddock
The Prince of Wales Hotel, all lit up for the evening
Reflecting on a great climb to the top of the Bear’s Hump
Photos by Chris and Karla. Follow their travels through their facebook page @Wandering Whimzy.