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Waterton Lakes National Park – Hiking Alberta | Hiking with Barry

 

Waterton Lakes National Park is part of the world’s first International Peace Park.

 

 

At 505 square kilometers (195 sq. miles), Waterton Lakes National Park is much smaller than its southern neighbor, Glacier National Park in Montana, USA. 

Waterton Lakes and surrounding mountains were designated as Canada’s third National Park in 1895.  In 1932, Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada and Glacier National Park in Montana, USA became the world’s first International Peace Park. 

Waterton Lakes National Park has two points of entry and exit.  On