Carthew-Alderson Trail in Waterton Lakes National Park

The Carthew-Alderson Trail in Waterton Lakes National Park is ranked among the top 10 hikes to do in Canada. It's even listed as a world class hike, so you don't want to miss this one if you're making your way through Alberta. It's 12 miles starting at Cameron Lake and ending up back at the outskirts of the Waterton townsite. ... Read More

Crandell Lake in Waterton Lakes National Park

Crandell Lake is a great half day hike in Waterton Lakes National Park. It's just a few short miles with an easy grade, which makes it suitable for almost any age! The scenery is definitely worth a trip in, and the lake makes an excellent place to have some lunch (there's a picnic shelter and everything). The start of this ... Read More

Waterton Lakes National Park

We've spent time in Waterton Lakes National Park in every season and I'll have to say, I'm partial to the fall! The colors are absolutely spectacular with the reds, oranges, and golds frosted by the first snow falls! So... get ready to start planning your fall hiking adventure in Waterton!      There's quite a bit to see right around ... Read More

Bear’s Hump Overlooking Waterton Lakes

Location: Waterton Lakes National Park – Alberta, Canada Destination: Bear’s Hump Distance: 1.8 Miles / 2.8 Kilometers round-trip from the parking lot Elevation Gain: 656 feet / 200 Meters Difficulty: Short Easy Hike – Great hike for families with children | Class 1 – Hiking with a low chance of injury Click here for an overview map of the trail. … Read More

Red Rock Canyon

Location: Waterton Lakes National Park - Alberta, Canada Destination: Red Rock Canyon Distance: About 11.5 miles / 18.5 Kilometers drive from Waterton Lakes National Park North Entrace to Red Rock Canyon Parking Lot. About .5 mile / .8 Kilometers to hike around the scenic trail. Difficulty: Very easy hike around the scenic trail Click here for driving directions from within ... Read More

Crypt Lake

The hike to Crypt Lake starts with a 15 minute boat ride across Waterton Lake to the trail head. The trail climbs 2,300 feet through the trees into awe-inspiring views of the surrounding peaks. Crypt Lake alone is worth the hike because it’s incredibly stunning, but the hike also has many points of interest along the way.