Rock Garden Trail
Rock Garden Trail
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ldgp14
Walsall, UK3,248 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
We stayed at Loop Brook Campground for 1 night as a stop off driving from Vancouver to Lake Louise, the campsite is in the middle of the trail which only takes around 30 mins but is well worth doing. There are some great views and learning about the old railway was pretty cool.
Written August 18, 2023
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Nikita L
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Family
Loop Brook is the smaller campground (compared to Illecillewaet Campground just down the road) so we were lucky to find a spot. The location is beautiful with massive trees and we fell asleep to the sound of the rushing river just behind our campsite. The washroom facilities were clean, there is a dishwashing station and a cooking shelter. We hiked the nearby trails and our daughters (both under 8) had a blast. There were also some great trails and a waterfall (Bears Creek Falls) just a short drive away. Highly recommended making the stop on your way through Glacier National Park.
Written August 11, 2022
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Jean-François Tessier
Montreal, Canada565 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
A pretty little hike

Circular path, 1km approx.

It's not hard but our baby couldn't walk by herself (too much rocks)

It's really across the highway so you'll hear the cars.
Written February 13, 2021
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SamBrown654
Fort Augustus, UK39 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Couples
Another great little stop off on your journey. A very short but interesting rocky trail through some nice forest with a decent view at the end of it.
Written October 16, 2018
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Les B
New South Wales, Australia992 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Couples
A relatively short walk through great forests and rock formations. Need to have some agility as there is some walking through the rock screed but most people should be able to handle it if taken steady. It is a good example of what the Glacier Park has to offer all rolled into a small area and only took us 25 minutes to do the full loop including photo stops.
Written August 29, 2018
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Marie R
Wrexham, UK31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Couples
Driving from Revelstoke to Golden we stopped at this road side trail as id seen a report that bears were sighted in the area the previous month. What an excellent short 40 minute trail. Starts off flat through the trees then climbs up over rocks and boulders. Rock "stairs" have been put in place to allow you to get up and around the rocks and its easy to navigate around in good walking boots. A gorgeous setting that i think many people would just drive past as only one other car was in the car park. Driving east there are no signs for it and no left turn so you have to pull into one of the pull outs and turn round to get back to it - dont let this put you off it is well worth it. We hadnt spotted any bears but about half way around we started to hear "squeeks/crys" coming from gaps in the boulders, which we later discovered was a baby bear cub crying out to its mummy. We didnt see mummy bear but I bet she was close by. Im so glad we stopped here.
Written July 27, 2018
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Kathair
Ferndale, WA217 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2017 • Friends
This trail is easy to overlook, as it isn't marked on the eastward drive toward the Rockies, although it is well marked heading west. This is probably because they don't want people stopping to make a left turn across traffic on a mountainous road.

This is a short trail, but an excellent one. It starts on a short boardwalk through the trees, then turns up into large jagged boulders. This sounds off-putting, but the trail has been cleverly constructed to provide "steps" of stable, level smaller rocks through the large ones. The effect is terrific. Be aware that the "steps" aren't as easy to negotiate as real steps, as the heights vary, and some of them are fairly large drops. That said, most people should be able to handle them. The terrain is varied and offers some great views, although there was a lot of haze from fires when we were there. If you're only passing through, the walk can be done in less than 30 minutes, and is well worth the stop.
Written September 19, 2017
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David T
Burry Port, UK160 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Couples
Atmospheric short walk right by the highway. Well worth stopping and stretching your legs. You’re away from the traffic within seconds.
Written September 11, 2017
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Lawito
Naples, FL180 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Solo
This mile + walk shows and tells some local railroad history with some trestle bridges used to help locomotives get over the hills.
Written September 7, 2017
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Heather P
Maple Ridge, Canada67 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2017 • Family
A perfect little stop to explore nature. Our 5 year old was able to do the trail with no complaints and the setting is gorgeous.
Written August 8, 2017
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