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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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A unique spot and small hike in Waterton

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
tsahar482
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Saskatoon, Canada

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 was an easy hike for us. Since our kids were ages 7 to 11. It was definitely worth the hike... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

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 enjoy the view. You must see!

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Lethbridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

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 nature and disconnect from reality.

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Vail, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

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 construction. Part of the canyon trail was open. The trail to Blackiston Falls was closed (my primary reason for having... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

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 and returned the same way. We enjoyed the longer trail but took the 30 minute hike to the "falls" but found... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We went a slightly drab October afternoon but loved every minute. The drive up the canyon was breathtaking with glimpses of the mountains surrounding us. There are plenty of places to stop on the route to enjoy the views. The top has toilets and there is short walk where it become clear where the 'red rock' name comes from. We... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

My Dad and I drove Red Rock Canyon in October. We made it to the end and hiked the trails a bit. The drive and trails were beautiful. We were told that the bears were heading to higher ground so we unfortunately did not see any this trip. One complaint, the restrooms at the end of the road were some... More 

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Hickory, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

We almost gave up on seeing this because we couldn't nab a parking spot. Finally found one in the lot on the left. This is a gorgeous canyon. The science and history is well explained with signs along the way. There was also two park interpreters with animal skins to touch. They were knowledgeable and answered questions from all. It... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Red Rock Canyon in the fall is a stunning mix of reds, greens and golds. It's an easy walk down to the canyon. Don't miss it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

A great spot for the windy days...or any day. Common to spot a bear or two on the drive; unique formations and incredible smells.

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