Located on the Cameron
Lake road approximately 14.5km from the town of Waterton in Waterton National Park.
Park at the Akamina trailhead
Akamina Provincial Park is located
Columbia however the trail head is
on the Alberta side within
Waterton National Park. This trail
is popular with mountain bikers, expect to share the trail. Follow an
old logging road towards Forum and
Wall Lakes. Both Lakes can be done
in one outing and well worth the
effort. Stay on the road until you
reach the Forum Lake
junction, turn left and continue on
to Forum Lake. Along the way you'll
pass by Forum Falls and a ranger
station. Note the dense, lush and green
undergrowth in this area. More so
than Banff and Jasper National
parks. Within 30 minutes or so you'll
arrive at Forum Lake. Keep an eye
out for goats that may be located on the towering cliffs straight ahead and
Akamina Ridge that runs along the top of the cliffs. Forum Lake offers good
Cutthroat 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.