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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  • Der Red Rock Canyon im Waterton Lakes Nationalpark ,acht seinem Namen alle Ehre. Die recht kurze Wanderung am Rand entlang lohnt sich. Auf dem Weg zum Cnayon hat man gute CHancen, Wildtiere zu sehen i...  more »
  • We drive to Red Rock Canyon in December, just after Christmas. Heavy traffic, a lot of people. Cold weather, you need winter jacket. The view was amazing, beautiful nature. You can walk, clamp and enj...  more »
  • 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 »
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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.