Waterton Glacier Suites
Travel Blogs from Waterton Lakes National Park
Sunday 13 October
We got up pretty early and walked back to View Point #4 for a final sit and a view. The drive to Holly's along the Bow Valley Trail went well and much to Holly and Emile's surprise we found their place without a phone call. Emile had to go and fix a neighbour's fence post so we had breakfast with Holly; she made a great …
Over the last few years I have written about a number of locations that I have traveled to, but have never taken the time to write about the place I hold most dear. As such, I have decided that I will slowly over the coming months... years (?)... decades (???) attempt to bore you with my adventures, exploits and experiences in Waterton Lakes National Park.
For those of you who have spent time in Waterton Park, I hope the entries in this blog will ...
The views at Waterton national park have definitely lived up to our expectations; the glacier fed lakes are amazing and the views of the Canadian Rockies are pretty spectacular. The first day was spent lakeside catching some sun, swimming and reading. However, a 3pm lightning storm (including hail and torrential rain) quickly ruined that idea as we scurried back to the safety of Lola.
The following morning we had planned ...
Being at one with nature... All fine and well if nature isn't being a ****. My first camping experience of the whole trip involved a 40 hour rainstorm, where they had more rainfall in that one day than what they usually get over the course of the entire June, July and August period. The national park newspaper declared August being by far the best month to visit for hiking as it apparently never rained... That national park newspaper soon turned into a soggy rag. Waterton ...
... at the top of the mountain pass: standing there in the biting wind and cold rain, we realised that packing mainly shorts and vests was probably a mistake.
We finally made it to the KOA campground on the western edge of the park. John, Rachel and I managed to cook fajitas for the group before the heavens opened again. Luckily, this KOA was equipped with an enormous hot tub. It’s not difficult to guess where we spent the entire ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking