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Ouzel Falls

Wild Basin, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Beautiful hike but can be busy

We've done this hike a couple of times and it is wonderful. It's about 75% shade so it's relatively... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Troy P
via mobile
Ouzel Falls not the standout in this hike

First, you must get to this area early if you want a parking place. We were there by 10am and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gadsden, Alabama
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Wild Basin, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We've done this hike a couple of times and it is wonderful. It's about 75% shade so it's relatively cool. There are a few stops on the way up with some smaller falls as well. This last visit was in July on a Thursday morning...More

Thank Troy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, you must get to this area early if you want a parking place. We were there by 10am and needed to park 1.5m away. The hike is a nice hike in that you following St Vrain Creek virtually all the way in. We were...More

Thank Sunlady56
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I hiked to Ouzel yesterday with our 2-yr old on his back. It was a real workout! Our feet are very sore today! The path was mostly clear and walkable but there are some areas of very deep snow and mud. On...More

3  Thank natalieandreoli
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Wild Basin is located on HWY 7, the best hike has three water falls 1. Copeland Falls. 2. Calypso lower and upper falls. 3. Quzel Falls This hike is easy to moderate hike, with water falls and beautiful scenery. Upper Calypso falls is an excellent...More

1  Thank lt1208
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great hike for folks getting adjusted to the altitude, and also for hotter, sunny days, as it's mostly in the shade. The grade is pretty gradual, and you cross over the stream several times, allowing for some great views up and down stream. Might be...More

Thank Drew S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My son and I spent the weekend hiking around the Rockies and picked this trail due to recommendations. It is a great moderate trail. The views are abundant and you cannot take a bad picture. Can't wait to come back and hike it again.

Thank Preston B
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This trail is about 5 miles round trip. The first part of the trail is normal hiking through wooded trail mostly. The second half opens up to better all-around views of the landscape. When you get to Ouzel Falls, the trail will take you to...More

1  Thank ZMJens
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Ouzel Falls is the last of the three falls you see on this hike. Calypso Falls, Cascade Falls, and then Ouzel Falls. You climb some 900 feet as you are hiking. If you are not use to the altitude take you time. This is a...More

Thank letsdotravel
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Right now autumn is beginning and this trail is absolutely beautiful. I suggest if you go on a weekend that you get there early to beat the crowds. We got there after sunrise and were greeted by a mule deer eating breakfast, enjoyed the hike...More

Thank Nicoaltrain30
Reviewed 10 September 2016

One of the most popular places in RMNP. A nice afternoon hike. Lots to see and smell and hear. Take you time and enjoy this.

Thank sternfire
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