Waterton Village, Waterton Lakes National Park

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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 visit to Waterton Village and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Waterton Lakes National Park trip generator.
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  • August 14, 2017
    If you are a hiker, horse person the views are breathtaking, the Town of Waterton is not really modern, it is still as much a historical village with some new hotels & condos to rent...but don't get e...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Great little village. Many options for ice cream, pizza... and great access to the lake. We bought groceries at the tiny general store and gas at the one gas station... not cheap. Only other option is...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    And together they have small gift shops and restaurants, is easy to walk. Gift shop is also the same, things to buy, look at slightly different prices, so we recommend.
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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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