Marble Canyon

EASY 75 reviews
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Marble Canyon is a 1.4 kilometer out and back trail located near East Kootenay, British Columbia, Canada that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is best used from June until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.4 km
ELEVATION GAIN
51 m
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

walking

views

The hight of this canyon is impressive, the walk in the Johnston Canyon is prettier but this Canyon itself is more beautiful. The water's colour is unreal. The end is beautiful, come around noon to have the best light. It's not too crowed compare to the JC.
The walk is super easy, it's not even a hike. Perfect for smoky days like today.

hiking
20 days ago

After years of driving past Marble Canyon on my way to and from the Kootenays, I finally stopped to check it out. The canyon is definitely impressive. Some have compared it to Johnston Canyon, but it's a different experience. You hike THROUGH Johnston Canyon, but you walk ABOVE Marble Canyon, looking down from viewpoints at the top of the rock walls high above the river.
I highly recommend taking the trail between Marble Canyon and the Paint Pots. It's an easy but spectacular 6.8 km out and back path through new growth forest which follows the Kootenay River. There was nobody else on the trail and with the wildflowers out in full force was truly an amazing walk. Pretty much flat the whole way, took less than 2 hours return.

hiking
1 month ago

Very easy hike off the side of the highway. It is worth the stop just to see the canyons and falls.

nature trips
1 month ago

Incredible rush of blue water through narrow, deep cracks in the rocks. Got a brief window to visit on an otherwise cloudy rainy day and this was a highlight when other scenic sights were obscured by clouds. Well worth a stop.

1 month ago

This is a fantastic break spot to get in a quick hike. Easy with really spectacular views. Better than Johnston Canyon in my view. Not crowded and we were there on the Friday of the July long weekend.

2 months ago

Easy and short hike along the sides of the canyon with great traversing bridges. The turquoise water is stunning and the depth of the canyon awe inspiring. Highly recommend.

hiking
4 months ago

Sweet walk! Pretty cool canyon, definitely worth checking out if you’re driving by

snowshoeing
5 months ago

Neat little hike, did it with snowshoes but the trail was packed enough that you could probably easily manage without.

7 months ago

It was great in the winter. Only advice would be to watch little ones near the rails because there is a lot of snow build up. We went in March last year, hiked the trail and had lunch in the snow. Two people ice climbing and other than that it was complete solitude. There is an amazing aspect of the Rockies in off season!

hiking
9 months ago

I almost like this more than Johnston Canyon as it isn't over crowded. Lots of cool bridges over the canyon.

10 months ago

Superb Views,easy,paved also for Children big parking lot Deep Canyon blue Water also did a few km of Fay hut hike

hiking
10 months ago

Lovely easy and quick hike with beautiful scenery. Well worth a visit.

walking
11 months ago

Nice easy trail with great views. I can't wait to do this one in the Winter.

hiking
11 months ago

Visited first week in July, 2017. Wonderful, easy hike on paved walkways providing gorgeous views of rushing water and waterfalls! Definitely a must if you're anywhere close to the area!

hiking
11 months ago

walking
Wednesday, August 02, 2017

An absolute must! Great and easy little walk!

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Quick and easy 1mile loop with amazing views of the canyons and waterfalls. Great for those with an hour to spare, or for younger kids that can't do long hikes.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Balade sympa dans un environnement marqué par les incendies.

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Short but sweet. Sealed pathway and handrails, anyone can do it!

hiking
Thursday, July 06, 2017

Awesome kid friendly hike with spectacular views, interesting geology and vegetation.

Monday, July 03, 2017

The view is absolutely amazing

Monday, July 03, 2017

Quick hike with beautiful falls.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Get your photos at the red chairs and start your collection!

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Easy hike with great photo opportunities. Worth a short stop.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Awesome canyon! Don't forget to get a picture with the red adirondack chairs! Short and easy!

walking
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Cool views and lots of little bridges criss-crossing over the canyon. Tracked out so easy to walk in the winter without snowshoes. Nice place to stop for a little stretch or Great gateway to more trails!

hiking
Friday, May 20, 2016

Very interesting hike!
Very adventurous, every step takes you to the end.
Not very long, but every step worth it

hiking
Monday, June 08, 2015

This trail is worth the stop. It's a beautiful spot.

walking
Thursday, March 12, 2015

The canyon is stunning! Short little walk, and the water is beautiful.

walking
Sunday, September 21, 2014

Short little stop on the side of the highway. Beautiful views. Highly recommend stopping.

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