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Bertha Falls

Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Got run off trail by brown bear, twice!

First time, just around the corner from the parking lot. Second time when we were half-way to falls... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
paul m
Burlington, Canada
Beautiful Waterfalls - Recommend heading up to Bertha Lake

Trip to the falls is a nice hike but to really get a spectacular view, head up to the Bertha Lake... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steven P
West Des Moines, Iowa
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Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First time, just around the corner from the parking lot. Second time when we were half-way to falls - so never made it to our destination.

Thank paul m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Trip to the falls is a nice hike but to really get a spectacular view, head up to the Bertha Lake. It is a relatively steep hike uphill but additional views of the waterfall come into play as you traverse the terrain up to the...More

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good, relatively easy hike. The majority of the path was relatively level with a few steep sections. On our way back down there was a grizzly bear in the middle of the trail so carry bear spray/an air horn! Waterfall is worth the hike, also...More

Thank AshleyDawn84
Reviewed 9 May 2017

It is an excellent hike to get to the falls. Not to difficult but be aware of wildlife along the way. It is a very interesting water fall and there are very good viewing spots. The hike to the lake from there is up a...More

Thank donmQ3758JE
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The trailhead is the same as for Bertha Lake and Upper Waterton Lake. The well graded trail is quite easy with a fine viewpoint just off it over Upper Waterton Lake. It passes through some forest before coming to the falls. Go early as it...More

Thank JJawandering
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This waterfall was worth the hike! A beautiful cascade of water makes for amazing pictures. And the hike to arrive at the falls isn't too long or strenuous with STUNNING views along the way. Worth a see.

Thank Agnes G
Reviewed 8 November 2016

very pretty falls nice photo stop the town is amazing and some good hiking people are friendly and welcoming

Thank seeallyoucansea
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The trail to the Lower Bertha Falls begins on Evergreen Street in the town of Waterton, just past Cameron Falls. It is the same trail that ultimately leads to Bertha Lake. The relatively short hike to the waterfalls is a popular one and the trail...More

2  Thank BrittanysTravels
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Great access. It is right in the town, you can drive right up to it. If you feel like hiking you can leave from just down the road and hike up to Bertha Lake.

Thank Berta N
Reviewed 19 September 2016

PLan on spending 30 minutes at the falls. to view the falls and enjoy the scenery. wonderful scenic viewpoints on the way up as well. easy to find and lots of parking at the trail head.

Thank marlinbytes
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