Waterton Village, Waterton Lakes National Park

At the heart of the rugged and natural Waterton Lakes National Park sits Waterton Village. The small, quiet town overlooked by Mount Cleveland serves as a retreat for visitors exploring the natural wonders of the park. The town offers easy access to all of the attractions plus basic services such as restaurants, local gift shops, and accommodations. Visit the marina for a Waterton Lake boat tour or escape the heat by taking a dip along the shoreline. Accommodations include rustic options, like campsites, to luxury options like the Prince of Wales Hotel. Visit the national park tourist center to get all the info you need on the park’s attractions. Plan your Waterton Village visit and explore what else you can see and do in Waterton Lakes National Park using our Waterton Lakes National Park trip itinerary maker website .
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  • A little village with activities around the lake. A few shops and a choice of hotel/restaurants. Sometimes you will to look for parking space.  more »
  • Charming little tourist village inside the park. Some shops, private homes aand overnight plus day camping near the lake.  more »
  • A lovely village located within the National park. A typical ski resort town however it also bodes well for summer tourists. Many restaurants in town and plenty of accommodation.  more »

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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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