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Paint Pots, Kootenay National Park

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
3.4/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web
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  • We were a little disappointed and expected more, but if you have never been to Yellowstone, this is interesting to see. It was a long walk to the actual paint pots and last part is kind of steep. The ...  read more »
  • Indigenous source of red/orange pigment and turn of the 20th century ochre mine. This was not worth the walk from Marble Canyon. However, most people visiting took the walk directly from the section o...  read more »
  • The ochre beds and paint pots are a rare phenomenon that make this an excellent stop for school aged children and grown-ups alike. The trails are kept very natural after the bridge, but there is ample...  read more »
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