Red Rock Canyon, Waterton Lakes National Park

Categories: Canyons, National Parks, Nature & Parks
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4.4/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web
Hike the scenic trail of Red Rock Canyon, a parkway in Waterton Lakes National Park. The easily accessible trail is suitable for all ages and shouldn’t be missed when spending time in Waterton. The laid-back trail measures about 1 km (0.62 mi) and takes you on a loop up the canyon, across a footbridge, and back downhill. Enjoy walking the picturesque trail alongside the creek, which rushes through the vibrant red stone canyon. Learn interesting tidbits about the canyon from the plaques that line the path. To visit Red Rock Canyon and get the most from your holiday in Waterton Lakes National Park, create itinerary details personal to you using our Waterton Lakes National Park itinerary planner.
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  • We almost gave up on seeing this because we couldn't nab a parking spot. Finally found one in the lot on the left. This is a gorgeous canyon. The science and history is well explained with signs along...  read more »
  • Red Rock Canyon in the fall is a stunning mix of reds, greens and golds. It's an easy walk down to the canyon. Don't miss it! 
  • A great spot for the windy days...or any day. Common to spot a bear or two on the drive; unique formations and incredible smells. 
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