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Alluvial Fan

Old Fall River Rd, About 3 Mi West of the Fall River Entrance Station, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Nice stop!

The falls were not too far from the parking lot. The walk to the area you could see most of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Eric S
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Branson, Missouri
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Amazing!!!!!

We absolutely adored this site. One of the volunteers was very helpful and told us the history of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stacy L
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Columbus, Georgia
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“lawn lake” (19 reviews)
“parking lot” (28 reviews)
“on the rocks” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
Old Fall River Rd, About 3 Mi West of the Fall River Entrance Station, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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"lawn lake"
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"parking lot"
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"on the rocks"
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"debris field"
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"tree trunks"
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"million gallons of water"
in 3 reviews
"interesting history"
in 5 reviews
"west side"
in 11 reviews
"huge boulders"
in 6 reviews
"interesting place"
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"picnic area"
in 10 reviews
"short hike"
in 14 reviews
"old fall river road"
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"great for kids"
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"beautiful falls"
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"all ages"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The falls were not too far from the parking lot. The walk to the area you could see most of the falls wasn't too bad. For those adventurous type you could do some rock climbing and see more of the falls. Even a novice could...More

Thank Eric S
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We absolutely adored this site. One of the volunteers was very helpful and told us the history of the Fan. Then we hiked on the rocks, put our feet in the VERY COLD water, and took great pictures!!! Loved this!

Thank Stacy L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Alluvial Fan around 1:00pm. It wasn't too crowded and the sun was nice and bright. It was a really beautiful falls to see. To see the fall it is a very rocky hike, so be careful when climbing up. I wouldn't...More

Thank jmak620
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in the evening. It was a short walk up the rocks. It was neat seeing the view from Trail Ridge Road and then seeing it up close.

Thank smileynvp
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

did this on Memorial day weekend .nice walk up the rocks and water was full and falls were fun to see

Thank vickicork
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't hike up the trails but we did visit the area one last time. We were camping on the west side of the park and were told what had happened. No cell phones back then in 1982! It doesn't look a whole lot different...More

Thank houstonnative47
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

A steep but short (.3 mile) walk to the waterfalls. This is the site of a fatal flood when a dam broke and caught some poor campers off guard, so a little creepy. There were people climbing all around the falls which looked very dangerous...More

1  Thank Mar L
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Big fields of boulders (like marbles thrown by a giant) and a howling wind blowing snow sideways added up to a strange and eerie atmosphere that reminded us so much of Patagonia. Loved finding this very different and unexpected corner of RMNP. In April at...More

Thank hslowe
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

My teenage sons really enjoy climbing the rocks here. I do too, but don't go as far as they do. I stop much more often to take in the awesome beauty of this place and try capturing it in photos. I look forward to the...More

1  Thank Linda F
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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

A short hike from the parking area and we were walking over a field of boulders, climbing as we went, following the water course flowing down the mountain. Boulders of every size, fallen tree trunks and general river born debris give realisation to the tremendous...More

Thank Escape-overseas
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Calcutta-girl
June 18, 2016|
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Response from fv1989 | Reviewed this property |
Endovalley Road to the Alluvial Fan from highway 34 is a two way road and you can backtrack to highway 34 after visiting the Alluvial Fan. It is a google maps error that indicates you must travel Old Fall River Road to get... More
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Brian P
June 8, 2016|
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Response from fv1989 | Reviewed this property |
If you enter the Fall River Entrance to RMNP, the Alluvial Fan is about 3 miles from this entrance. You will see the right hand turn off highway 34 onto Endovalley Road. There is a sign. You can download the official RMNP... More
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Calcutta-girl
November 1, 2015|
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Response from FamilytravelTX | Reviewed this property |
It's a short drive back to Estes Park, passing the Fall River Visitor Center on your way.
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