Red Rock Canyon, Waterton Lakes National Park
(4.4/5 based on 650+ 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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  • What a great way to experience a small canyon. Very easy to navigate, a littlw chanllenging at times with young children, but nothing too overly difficult. Gives you an opportunity to connect with nat...  more »
  • You could drive the entire road to Red Rock Canyon, but then you got to the end and had to wonder what you were meant to do there. I visited at the end of September and they were doing road constructi...  more »
  • The main trail around the canyon is short and interesting to see. It loops around the canyon and take only about 20 minutes to go around though the upper bridge was closed so we only went up one side ...  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.