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Copeland Falls

Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Wonderful scenery along river

Nice easy hike along river with a couple of waterfalls. It just gets better the farther in you... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Todd G
Omaha, Nebraska
Great scenes and lots of water

This is a relatively easy hike for most people - we saw a few families with young children. The... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Nice easy hike along river with a couple of waterfalls. It just gets better the farther in you hike. Easy hike for families. Walk along and check out the trees, flowers and water. Lots of places to stop and explore the water. If you hike...More

Thank Todd G
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a relatively easy hike for most people - we saw a few families with young children. The trail is rarely very far from a small river, with several waterfalls of varying sizes along the way. We were there during early August and everything...More

Thank BillandBonnie
Reviewed 30 July 2017

It was our last day in the park and after many early mornings and more strenuous hikes, we wanted something easy but beautiful on our last afternoon. Copeland Falls fit the bill for us. It was a short, mainly flat hike out to the upper...More

Thank SeeJessTravel
Reviewed 19 July 2017

After a previous day of hiking already, we planned on just seeing Copeland Falls before leaving RMNP. When we got there, we decided to keep walking to Calypso Cascades also. The hike to Copeland is very flat for being in the mountains, and very short-...More

2  Thank RFLivonia
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I highly recommend this hike. It is perfect because you get a great view of nature up close and it doesn't require a tremendous hike. Ouzel Falls is one of the coolest things I have ever seen in a forest.

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Very short side trip on the way to Quzel Falls, especially if you haven't adjusted to the altitude. Recommend doing this stop on the way up to Quzel Falls.

Thank NSP9454
Reviewed 4 July 2016

My husband, 3 year old daughter, and I walked from the Wild Basin parking lot area to Copeland Falls during our vacation in Rocky Mountain Natl Park. you have to go into the park in the Wild Basin area and drive down a bumpy road...More

Thank LisaPunk01
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is such a gentle hike that in spite of the altitude most people will be able to handle it. I recommend it to friends with children because of the creek, the chipmunks, lots of places to rock climb and play in tithe water.

Thank Rosesonata
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I would place this as a destination for those that cannot sustain a long hike and would like to take in a bit of nature. These falls on the North St. Vrain Creek are not awe inspiring, rather they are wide and not too terribly...More

Thank Colo-Mtn-Hiker
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We were heading for Ouzel Falls but chose to turn around at Copeland Falls due to bad weather. If Copeland is your actual destination, you might be disappointed. The falls are not all that impressive, even with spring runoff. The advantage is that it is...More

1  Thank onbelay66
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