Tag: Hiking

5 Secrets of Waterton Alberta

Kayla of Waymarker Hospitality who represents Waterton Lakes Lodge Resort, Crandell Mountain Lodge and Aspen Village provides her favourite “secrets” of the Waterton Lakes National Park area. Snowshoe into Crandell Lake in the winter and picnic in the camp shelter Rent a paddle boat or canoe from Cameron Lake Boat rentals Enjoy delicious coffee, healthy food options and free wifi from the relaxing and cozy Pearl’s Cafe Do the Crypt Lake Hike, which was rated one of Canada’s best hikes in the past Take the International Boat Cruise with Waterton Shoreline Cruise Co. to Goat Haunt, Montana  

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What to See and Do in “The Hat”

Driving west from Regina on the Trans Canada Highway you come to Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park spanning the border between Saskatchewan and Alberta. In the Alberta section of the park alone there are 50 km of hiking trails. Hiking lets you fully appreciate the moving beauty of the prairies and coulees. See especially the view from the Horseshoe Canyon Viewpoint and the outlook at Reesor Lake. The sunsets viewed from the park are really spectacular. After a walk in the park do stop in the small city of Medicine Hat. It has been promoted as “Gas Town” and is now […]

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Waterton Alberta in a Hurry

The editors of this website asked local businesses for the essential recommendations for Waterton. We asked them: “If you imagine that someone has come to you and they are on a totally tight time line, and asked you these questions, what would you tell them?” 1. Where should I eat that I should not miss in Waterton? Answer:Bel Lago Ristorante, 110 Waterton Ave., Waterton Park, AB 2. If I only have time for one outdoor activity, what should I see or do in Waterton? Answer:Go hiking! 3. Is there a museum or cultural site that is a must-see to represent […]

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Moraine Lake

Although it is generally eclipsed in popularity by nearby Lake Louise, Moraine Lake is a must-see stop for visitors to the Rockies.  Lake Louise is picturesque, but gazing at Moraine Lake is simply a jaw-dropping experience.  It is quite literally a perfect mountain postcard come to life – and you are standing in the middle of it.  Now, just try to get there early before the noise from the other tourists tarnishes the perfection of the moment. The lake and the surrounding “valley of the ten peaks” have their Canadian claim to fame in that this is the area pictured […]

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