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Red Rock Canyon

Address: Red Rock Pkwy. | off park access rd., 10 km (6 mi) north of Waterton Park, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Canyons, National Parks, Outdoors
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Type: Canyons, National Parks, Outdoors

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Wellington, New Zealand
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136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We were warned there are a lot of bears in this area so were worried we'd walk around a corner and see one! A nice area, a few walks, up the canyon and back down and along to a waterfall. Worth the extra drive out from waterton to get a true feeling of the outdoors!

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Sacramento, California
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

It's just what the name implies...a canyon of red rock. Very pretty. Looks like a good place to hike, but we were there on a snowy day.

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Jerusalem
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74 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

On our tour to the Glacier National Park we made a stop over at the Red Rock Canyon. It is a very beautiful area and we were able to make a short walk around the entrance of the canyon. which did not have a heavy water flow at that time of the year, but it was possible to see the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We did not gave as much time here as we would have liked. Great scenery with the different rock formations, colors. We did enjoy seeing different plants that was growing in the rocks. Lots of natures beauty to take in. We will come again & spend more time here.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Was only in the area 1 day. Traveled through red rock canyon twice. I saw bears , bears and more bears. Took lots of photos as I am very fond of them. If I am ever in the area again I will surely travel through red rock canyon again.

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Gadsden, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

great. scenery was something else. so many tall mtns. saw mtn goats. a lot of people go to the end and hike. a lot of water. river beside road. nice quiet place. well kept road to the end. you could spend hours in a place like this.

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Pecatonica, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This is an easy hike for a few minutes. It takes you past red rocks and water which acts as a slide for people wanting to swim.

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Canmore, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is a awesome little canyon walk. If you are sure footed and don't mind getting a little wet forget about the paved pathways around the canyon. Start up the creek around the mid point from the parking lot for a better adventure. There was a few tricky spots with some of the usual debris, but nothing crazy. There are... More 

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Cincinnati, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We visited in July when the water level was low. There is a nice paved path around the upper part. It was good for a short walk.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

If your down at waterton then you must visit red rock canyon. Amazing rocks and interesting geological features make this great for kids too. Last visit we did we didn't venture too far as there was a bear foraging around in the parking lot.

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