on the south west end of
Campground in Waterton National Park.
This trail is a favorite for mountain bikers so expect to share the trail.
the well worn trail as it gently winds it's
way up through an old growth spruce
and fir forest. Within 45
minutes or so, you'll arrive at
Crandell Lake and Crandell Lake Back
Country Campsite. The lake is
crystal clear with an inviting
pebble beach located along the lakes
south west shore. Near the beach
you'll find a covered cook shelter
that is excellent for picnics. Strong hikers
can continue on towards the Akamina
Parkway and the Waterton town site.
Crandell Lake offers good Cutthroat
and Rainbow Trout fishing.
You'll need a
to try your luck, check regulations for closures. Ice is usually off the first week of July.
Local campgrounds include
Bertha Lake back country campground shown in photos below,
Alderson Lake back country campground,
Canyon, Rowe Lakes and
Wall Lake are
also located in this area.
You are in bear country.