Carthew - Alderson Trail, Waterton Lakes National Park

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Carthew - Alderson Trail is located in Waterton Lakes National Park. To visit Carthew - Alderson Trail and other attractions in Waterton Lakes National Park, use our Waterton Lakes National Park holiday planner.
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  • August 13, 2017
    We had a perfect day to enjoy the views from the top. Quite often it is windy and hard to sit at the top for long, but we timed it right and had an extra special day enjoying the trail! Don't miss thi...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    We decided to finish off the triple crown of Waterton by hiking this trail in the reverse direction. It was not that difficult although the majority of the hike is an uphill event. Approximately 1030m...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    My husband and I tackled this day hike on Friday 4th August. The temperature was cooler than the previous days so it was a great day for a long hike. We had booked a place on the shuttle from Tamaracs...  more »

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Where to stay in Waterton Lakes National Park

You can't stay in the heart of Waterton Lakes National Park, so your best bet is to base yourself in the township of Waterton and head on day trips from there. This can be difficult if you're on a budget, as the majority of accommodations in Waterton are resorts, hotels, and suites catering to a luxury-seeking clientele. If you're prepared to battle it out against nature, you can make your trip more affordable by pitching a tent at a local campsite. Make your reservations well in advance if visiting between May and September.
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