Top 7 Things to Do in Waterton

If you’re looking to escape the crowds of the busiest resorts, and get back to nature, Waterton is the place for you. This small town, set amid the spectacular scenery of Waterton National Park, has everything you need for your outdoor adventure vacation:
Hiking

Hiking

The park has 255 kilometres of trails, ranging from short, easy walks to half-day and full-day trails; even the Tamarack trail, which is a popular two-day hike. 
Biking and trail riding

Biking and trail riding

Bikes and horses are another popular way to navigate Waterton’s many trails.  
Wildlife spotting

Wildlife spotting

No other national park protects so much wildlife within such a small area. Wolves, cougars, bears and bighorn sheep are among the animals you might spot on your travels through the park.
Water sports

Water sports

Waterton has several lakes and rivers, perfect for fishing, windsurfing, boating and other water sports.
Cross country skiing

Cross country skiing

A popular winter pastime, cross country skiing is a great way to explore Waterton’s spectacular scenery, even when the hiking trails are inaccessible.
Golf

Golf

The 18-hole Waterton Lakes Golf Course is one of the oldest courses in Canada. A beautiful course surrounded by the fabulous scenery of Waterton National Park.
Shopping and dining

Shopping and dining

The town of Waterton has an eclectic mixture of shops selling everything from gifts and souvenirs to sporting equipment. The many local restaurants serve everything from simple comfort food to haute cuisine.