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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  • 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 »
  • This was OK, not very spectacular though. There is a nice trail on either side of the canyon, not too long and very crowded when we were there. It was a nice place to get out and stretch and take a sh...  more »
  • We took our boys to Waterton. I remembered this spot from a family vacation I had taken as a child. This canyon is really unique. My boys wanted to spend a lot of time here. They were very engaged. I ...  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.