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Blackiston Falls Hike

  Ratings:    Ratings 2 Star
Level: Easy Time/Dist: 1 hour / 2K return Elevation Gain: 175m

Trailhead:  Located at the Red Rock Canyon parking lot in Waterton National Park.

Description: The falls are best viewed early spring during runoff. You may find the wooden walkways, stairs and platforms more impressive than the falls. If you're staying at the Crandell Campground, Blackiston Falls and Red Rock Canyon make for nice evening walks. This trail is part of the South Kootenay Pass trail leading towards Lone, Lost and Twin Lakes. It's not uncommon to pass horse outfitters and back packers along the way. Expect hoards of people here during the summer months.

Near Here: Local campgrounds include Bertha Lake back country campground shown in photos below, Alderson Lake back country campground, Crandell, Waterton Town Site and Belly River. Trailheads to Akamina Ridge, Buffalo Paddock, Blackiston Falls, Carthew Alderson, Crandell Lake, Crypt Lake, Cameron Lake, Forum Lake, Goat Haunt Waterton Lake, Goat Lake, Lineham Falls, Lineham Ridge, Red Rock Canyon, Rowe Lakes and Wall Lake are also located in this area. You are in bear country.

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