Red Rock Canyon, Waterton Lakes National Park

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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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  • a short, scenic, leisurely drive from Waterton town, the wild flowers by the road musn't be missed! the aroma wafts over the landscape like a famous authors' best words. what can i say....  more »
  • Get here early to enjoy the river without a lot of people running around. The colors will inspire you. The flowers and trees are so abundant.  more »
  • Fantastic scenery abounds through town as well as on the drive up to the canyon. It was getting close to nightfall when we made it to the end and there was some weather moving in, so we didn't get to ...  more »
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  • A beautiful place and a beautiful drive there. You can go on a long hiking tour there or a small pathway that goes up the Red Rock River. A great place to walk around in nature.
  • An easy drive to see this wonder. Hiking opportunities to choose for your style. Love the colours.