Waterton Townsite Campground Waterton National Park.

Campsite is located at the south side of town on the shores of Waterton Lake. The wind here can blow the eggs off your plate. Waterton National Park can be a windy place, several large electricity generating wind farms are located just outside the park. This campground offers campsites for both tents and larger RV's, but if you're a nature nut or you like your privacy, stay at Crandell or Belly River. However if you want to explore the town of Waterton, the location is perfect. Restaurants, clothing stores, souvenir shops, ice cream, coffee shops, candy & chocolate shops, liquor stores, grocery, gas stations( no diesel fuel available anywhere in the park), Waterton Lake boat tours, hotels and night life are all within walking distance. There are 238 campsites, 95 are fully serviced for RV's. Reservations are available for this campground; see the official website link below. There are also hot showers, food storage, communal kitchen shelters, recycling bins, and a sani dump. As you can see in the pictures below, Mule deer can be seen throughout the campground. This is still bear country, food and food related items must be stored properly. Several hiking trails offering beautiful views of Waterton Lake can be found near the campground. If you have a boat or want to charter one, there are several boat access trails offering excellent overnight or day hikes. Waterton Lake holds large Lake Trout, record being 24Kg, 51lbs. If you decide to go boating on your own, beware of the winds and rough water on Waterton Lake. Strong winds blow from south to north, down the entire length of the lakes valley creating serious waves. Recorded wind gusts have been measured at over 150kmh. Canoes and boats under 6m-18' should avoid this lake. Trailheads to Akamina Ridge, Alderson Carthew, Bertha Lake, Buffalo Paddock, Blackiston Falls, Crandell Lake, Crypt Lake, Cameron Lake, Forum Lake, Goat Haunt Waterton Lake, Goat Lake, Lineham Falls, Lineham Ridge, Red Rock Canyon, Rowe Lakes and Wall Lake are also located in this area. See the official web site for fees, opening and closing dates.

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