Waterton Winter Wonderland Tour

The Best Winter Experience in Waterton Lakes National Park

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Waterton Winter Wonderland

To write a compelling story, you were taught to describe the five w’s: what, who, where, when, and why. Waterton has its own story revealing its unique w’s: wildfire, wildlife, water, and wind. Discover how Waterton’s story has shaped the beauty of this National Park in the Canadian Rockies.

Dec - Mar


9AM - 12PM
1PM - 4PM


per person (not including taxes)

*Minimum 2-person booking

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Prepare for your trip!

Packing for your trip
Ensure you bring a backpack, water, winter hiking boots, winter coat, snowpants, warm hat, warm gloves, sunglasses or ski goggles. Weather can be windy or change suddenly, so come prepared!

The day of your tour
An email is sent out the week leading up to your tour. Ensure you read this email as it will review the meeting location and other information important for your day.

Please arrive 10-15 minutes early so that we can start the tour on time. Your guide may not be able to wait for you to arrive.

Highlights of this tour
  • Best winter experience in Waterton

  • Become connected with winter in Waterton

  • Incredible knowledge from local guides

  • Stunning views

  • Snowshoes or microspikes included

  • Yummy snacks


✔ Use of hiking poles

✔ Use of microspikes or snowshoes

✔ Hot beverage

✔ Viewpoint gourmet snacks

✔ Special gift

✔ Professional guide

✔ Safety equipment (carried by guides: first aid kit, satellite communication device)



National Park Pass

Personal Gear


Joining the Canadian experience!

This tour is a great way to see Waterton Lakes National Park in the winter time. It is appropriate for families; however, children under 5 years old may struggle with this experience.

Your storytelling adventure begins at the trailhead at Little Prairie Day Use Area at the end of the Akamina Parkway. You will meet your guide here. There is no cell phone service here, so please come prepared with directions. The drive from the townsite is approximately 20 to 30 minutes, depending on the driving conditions.

We will start by completing introductions, a safety talk, and distribute the outdoor gear we will use along the route. We will then start introducing you to the four w’s of Waterton and connect you to this beautiful place.

As we adventure along the trail, we will stop to go over the stories of Waterton. We do not complete this tour at a fast pace, as we want you to be connected and to discover nature and all that Waterton has to offer.

Once we get to Cameron Lake, you will have some time to enjoy a complimentary hot beverage and yummy snack. Take this time to enjoy the view, take pictures, and continue to listen to stories from your personal guide illustrating Waterton story.

We will finish the tour by ensuring that you become a part of your own Waterton’s story. We hope this is a story that will inspire you and when you leave Waterton, you will feel a special connection to a place that is unique and powerful.

We have a special gift to give to you when you finish your tour to create start your own Waterton story.

Meeting Location: Little Prairie Day Use Area, directions will be emailed upon booking.

Physical Difficulty Rating: Easy – Intermediate (there is minimum elevation)

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BOOK IN ADVANCE TO ENSURE YOUR SPOTWe book up in the winter and have less guides available. Book your spot in advance.

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