Johnston Canyon

A scenic, easy hike through a beautiful river canyon in the Canadian Rockies.

Canyon Johnston Canyon, Alberta is one of the most breathtaking natural wonders in the Canadian Rockies. This stunning canyon offers a variety of activities to suit all types of travelers.

For the adventurous, the canyon offers a thrilling, challenging hike along Johnston Canyon. This experience includes a steep climb up the canyon wall, with stunning views of the canyon walls and Johnston Creek below. After the hike, visitors can explore several waterfalls and cascading pools.

For those who prefer a more leisurely experience, there are plenty of opportunities for sight-seeing, nature-watching, and photography. Visitors can spot a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bighorn sheep. The canyon also offers a variety of bird species, from the thrush to the blue jay.

Finally, visitors can take part in a variety of activities such as fishing, kayaking, and canoeing along the canyon. There are also several guided tours available, including rafting trips. Visitors can also enjoy a picnic lunch at the canyon's edge, or take a guided tour of the nearby Johnston Lake.

How to get to Johnston Canyon

Facilities at Johnston Canyon

  • Hiking Trails
  • Bow River Lookouts
  • Johnston Canyon Waterfall
  • Upper Falls Viewpoint
  • Lower Falls Viewpoint
  • Ink Pots Trail
  • Interpretive Signage
  • Picnic Areas
  • Restrooms
  • Camping Areas