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Red Rock Canyon

Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada

Red Rock Canyon in Waterton Park, Alberta The 16 kilometer (10 miles) drive to Red Rock Canyon abounds with colorful roadside wildflowers and views of hanging valleys, alpine meadows, and jagged mountain peaks. Arriving at the Canyon, many visitors remark on the striking colors of the bedrock layers. The layers of red and green colored minerals offer a brilliant contrast to each other and the lush surroundings. Short self-guided hikes explain some of the ancient history of mountainous native civilizations, as well as the unique formation of Red Rock Canyon.

 

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