Bertha Falls, Waterton Lakes National Park

4.3
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Situated on the way to Bertha Lake, Bertha Falls is a popular hiking destination within Waterton Lakes National Park. The well-maintained trail leading to the falls and farther on to the lake starts from the village of Waterton, then passes through lovely wooded areas dotted with wildflowers. A wooden footbridge over a creek provides good views of the cascading falls, but if you climb an uphill path off the main trail, you'll be rewarded with even better views. Bring bear spray or an air horn, and look out for big animals along the trail. See Bertha Falls and all Waterton Lakes National Park has to offer by arranging your trip with our Waterton Lakes National Park online day trip planner .
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  • The first part of this hike is the same as the trail to Goat Haunt, which we had done the previous day, so in effect, we hiked part of the same trail twice in 2 days. Going up to the falls is a typica...  more »
  • Beautiful views of the lake and town. Trails are well marked and the falls was worth the hike. The trail could be done by families.  more »
  • This is a relative easy hike that starts in Waterton and brings you in no time up into the mountains from where you have great views down the lake or back onto Waterton townsite. The waterfalls are pr...  more »
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  • Majority was uphill getting there. ~5km hike. Beautiful scenery on the way. Tripped and fell a couple of times going back (downhill, tripped on tree roots and such). Lost 1 star mostly because I fell, haha. More sign marking distances would be appreciated, that's just a suggestion, but I understand why it might not happen.
  • a calm 2 hour back n forth slow hike, bear spray required

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