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3 to 4 hours / 10.5K return

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Trailhead: Located on the Cameron Lake road approximately 14.5kms from the town of Waterton in Waterton National Park.


Description: Akamina Provincial Park is located next to Waterton National Park. The park and lake are located in British Columbia however the trail head is located on the Alberta side within Waterton National Park.

This trail is popular with mountain bikers, expect to share the trail. Park at the Akamina trailhead and follow an old logging road towards Wall and Forum Lakes. Both Lakes can be done in one outing and well worth the effort.

Hike past the Forum Lake junction and continue on to the Akamina Creek backcountry campground. A short distance past the campground you’ll see the trail sign pointing to Wall Lake on your left. Cross Wall Creek and work your way up a well groomed trail towards Wall Lake. Along the way take note of the dense, lush and green undergrowth in this area. More so than Banff and Jasper National parks.

Within 40 minutes you’ll arrive at Wall 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 wall. Wall Lake offers good Cutthroat Trout fishing. You’ll need a fishing license to try your luck, check regulations for closures. Ice is usually off the first week of July. You Are In Bear Country

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Waterton Hikes Brochure PDF

Waterton Geology  & Landforms PDF

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Mark Townsend

Beautiful lake and lush trail. We met a brown bear on the way.

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