Red Rock Canyon in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and World Heritage Area.
Walk a short loop around Red Rock Canyon in Waterton Lakes National Park, Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada. In 1932, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park joined Glacier National Park in Montana with Waterton. UNESCO honored Waterton-Glacier as a World Heritage Site (1995) containing two Biosphere Reserves (1976). Geology: Rocks in these parks are primarily sedimentary layers deposited in shallow seas over 1.6 billion to 800 million years ago. During the tectonic formation of the Rocky Mountains 170 million years ago, the Lewis Overthrust displaced these old rocks over newer Cretaceous age rocks.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download