How do I get from Glacier National Park to Waterton Lakes National Park?

How do I get from Glacier National Park to Waterton Lakes National Park?

Getting Between Glacier National Park And Waterton Lakes National Park. Even though the two parks share a border, there is no direct route to drive between them. You must exit Waterton and drive along the Chief Mountain Highway #6 to the U.S. border, it’s approximately 30 minutes.

Do you need a passport to go to Waterton National Park?

While together we are an International Peace Park, Waterton Lakes still lies within Canada. Like any other international travel, you still need an active passport to visit their park.

Is Waterton Lakes National Park worth visiting?

There are many incredible National Parks in Canada like Banff, Jasper, and Yoho, but in my opinion, Waterton is one of the best places to go in Canada, simply because it is still so unspoiled by overtourism, and has some of the best lakes in Canada.

Is Waterton Lakes open?

Waterton Lakes National Park is open year round. Visitors can purchase park passes from the visitor centre and park gate.

How much does it cost to go to Glacier National Park?

Glacier National Park
Per Vehicle Per Person
Current Summer Rates $30 $15
New Summer Rates as of June 1, 2018 $35 $20
Current Winter Rates $20 $10

What is the best time of year to go to Glacier National Park?

The best time to visit Glacier National Park is in July and August. This is the peak season for visitors, with daytime temperatures averaging in the low 80s and nighttime temps dipping into the 40s (pack layers, as well as a good rain jacket).

Can you swim at Waterton?

On hot summer days, people swim in Upper Waterton Lake. Emerald Bay (in the community) is the most popular spot for swimming. The beach near the Townsite campground is also used but tends to be windier. The Marquis Hole picnic site along the Waterton River is also a popular spot for swimming.

What is Waterton National Park known for?

Waterton Lakes National Park is internationally known as one of the most beautiful destinations in the Canadian Rockies. Waterton is where the rolling prairies of Alberta meet the stunning Rocky Mountains and is filled with diverse wildlife, dozens of different wildflowers and some of the best hiking in North America.

Can you swim in Waterton Lake?