The deepest lake in the Canadian Rockies (444 feet) and the first oil well in western Canada (1902) are both found in Waterton, a small park named in honor of English naturalist Charles Waterton. Set in a region renowned for its winds, Waterton has special significance as the Canadian portion of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

The deepest lake in the Canadian Rockies (444 feet) and the first oil well in western Canada (1902) are both found in Waterton, a small park named in honor of English naturalist Charles Waterton. Set in a region renowned for its winds, Waterton has special significance as the Canadian portion of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

Spirit Island, Canada, in Waterton Park (the Canadian side of Glacier National Park in US).....just amazingly beautiful!  The green tint to the water is from the water tumbling off of glaciers and being full of a lot of oxygen

Spirit Island, Canada, in Waterton Park (the Canadian side of Glacier National Park in US).....just amazingly beautiful! The green tint to the water is from the water tumbling off of glaciers and being full of a lot of oxygen

'Prince of Wales Hotel' on *Waterton Lake, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada*  |Photo by ~Ron Niebrugge~|

'Prince of Wales Hotel' on *Waterton Lake, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada* |Photo by ~Ron Niebrugge~|

My Travel Guide to Alberta's Waterton Lakes National Park: What to See and Where to Hike | Check out my travel guide to Alberta's Waterton Lakes National Park to see my recommendations for what to see, where to hike, places to eat, where to stay and more! This is a beautiful Canadian national park with incredible and unique landscapes.

My Travel Guide to Alberta's Waterton Lakes National Park: What to See and Where to Hike | Check out my travel guide to Alberta's Waterton Lakes National Park to see my recommendations for what to see, where to hike, places to eat, where to stay and more! This is a beautiful Canadian national park with incredible and unique landscapes.

Waterton Lake National Park is just one of the lakes in the Canadian Rockies featured in this article. You'll find plenty to add to your Canadian Rockies travel plans.

Travel to Canadian Rockies

Waterton Lake National Park is just one of the lakes in the Canadian Rockies featured in this article. You'll find plenty to add to your Canadian Rockies travel plans.

Hiking Information for Crypt Lake Trail in Waterton Park

Hiking Information for Crypt Lake Trail in Waterton Park

Carthew-Alderson trail, Waterton Lakes National Park. Photo by Taylor Burk | @taylormichaelburk on Instagram

Carthew-Alderson trail, Waterton Lakes National Park. Photo by Taylor Burk | @taylormichaelburk on Instagram

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