Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, Glacier National Park

combines Glacier National Park in the United States with Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada, forming one giant landscape of high mountains, glaciers, thick forests, and expansive prairies. Drive scenic roads as you search for wildlife, such as moose, bison, bighorn sheep, and bears throughout the 4,556 sq km (1,720 sq mi) park. You can take part in hiking, biking, and fishing in summer and snowshoeing, skiing, and snowmobiling in winter. The landscape is similar in both national parks, but Waterton Lakes remains the less busy of the two. Customs officials are stationed at the Chief Mountain border crossing, so make sure you have the proper documents if you plan to visit both parks. To visit Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park on your trip to Glacier National Park, use our Glacier National Park holiday planner .
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  • We took a boat trip from Waterton Village which crosses the international border and goes into the USA. This is a wonderful example of a joint venture between two countries which preserves this fantas...  more »
  • Drove over the Canadian border with two of us only having drivers license, two of us having passports. Went to little town of Waterton. Beautiful. Don’t miss Cameron Falls!  more »
  • While you can avoid the crazy crowds of July and August, June is not the time to go to GNP. It rained the whole time we were there, and were told by the park staff it was not unusual. Combined with th...  more »
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