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Paint Pots, Kootenay National Park

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  • This hike would be great when there aren't a ton of people out. The "paint pots" are not extremely mesmerizing, but the hiking in the area is beautiful and worth the stop if you're in Kootenay. Contin...  more »
  • enjoyed the scenery...definitely good for beginners as there are open spaces ...a very nice afternoon activity  more »
  • The Paint Pots trail is between 30 minutes to an hours with kids between 6 and 18 years old. A great energy burn and awesome stop to break up the car ride.  more »
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  • A perfect place to snowshoe during the winter or doing a little hiking in the summer. Trails are well maintained and updated by local park rangers. Beautiful views all around.
  • A really nice short hike over the Kootenay River to view the colourful Paint Pots. Interesting interpretive signs fill us in on the history and how this resource was used in the past. A few of the mining implements are scattered about the site.
  • We were short before the Marble Canyon, therefore the evaluation fails here, not quite as good. There are light-colored mud puddles. Not more. The Indians feel this place as sacred, you should keep it too. 8/2014
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