The Waterton-Crowsnest Area is a beautiful part of
Southwestern Alberta, Canada. It is where the prairies
meet the Rocky Mountains. The area is famous for its
profusion of wildflowers in the summer and sightings of
bear, elk, mountain sheep, and eagles are common. There
are a wide variety of trails for hiking, from a short
stroll to an overnight backpack and many lakes, rivers
and waterfalls to see.
places to visit include Waterton Lakes National Park,
Castle Mountain Ski Resort, Remington-Alberta Carriage
Center, Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump, and the museums of
the Crowsnest Pass, Pincher Creek and Cardston.
Waterton Lakes National Park and Glacier National Park
together form the world's first International Peace
Park. Waterton has an amazing diversity of wildflowers
Area activities include skiing, hiking, golfing,
fishing, snowmobiling, and sight-seeing. Annual events
include the Castle Mountain Ski Festival, Cowboy Poetry
Gathering and Kite Festival in Pincher Creek, Thunder in
the Valley in the Crowsnest Pass, and fairs and rodeos
in Cardston and Pincher Creek.
Each of the B & B's in southern Alberta have distinct
features but share several important qualities:
satisfying breakfasts, hosts/tour guides who are
knowledgeable about the local area and, cozy bedrooms
and warm welcomes.