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Jump and scream!

Have been many times and always enjoyed it! Jump from a tall cliff or a smaller one into an ice... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2018
Worldismyoyster71
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Houston, Texas
Swimming, Picnicing, and a Site to See

We took a day-trip up to the Devil's Punchbowl in July just for the dive. It was a fun time diving... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
Theresa B
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Broomfield, Colorado
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

Have been many times and always enjoyed it! Jump from a tall cliff or a smaller one into an ice cold smallish body of water.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Worldismyoyster71
Reviewed November 10, 2018

We took a day-trip up to the Devil's Punchbowl in July just for the dive. It was a fun time diving, but it's also an excellent little spot just to hang out and listen to the water or have a picnic. If you want to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Theresa B
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This was a bucket list thing for someone my age (63). There was no one jumping over the age of 30, except for moi! It's about a 20' jump, and could be 30' if you depart from some higher rocks and jump out a bit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Lois L
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

This place is very fun to visit, even if you don’t plan on doing the “big jump.” Plenty of room to just sit around and relax. If you do decide to make the higher jump, rest assured it is safe.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

The reviews on here make this gem of a swimming hole seem like an insane extreme cliff diving spot, which it is. But, it is also a cool place to sun and chill with family or friends. NOT ALL THE JUMPS ARE SUPER HIGH. You...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

Looking for some cliff jumping during the Colorado summer? This is a perfect spot. It's a bit of a drive from Denver, but well worth it if you're already heading to Aspen to see the Maroon Bells. I recommend doing this during July/August. The water...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 26, 2017

We were on our way to Leadville via Independence Pass so we decided to stop on our way. I recommend going earlier in the day before afternoon storms. We stopped in around 3 pm and it was raining. There were a bunch of teens jumping...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank noeybear
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Easy to find on the Aspen side of Independence Pass. Was cold when we got there around 10am. Unfortunately no locals or others who had jumped before, so didn't chance a jump. Very pretty setting, wish we could have experienced the thrill. Maybe next time.

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank AZfamily22
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

I am a cliff diving enthusiast and this spot is a must in the High Country. Water is crystal clear! Not for the timid though, as the water is very frigid from the snow melt. There are many hazards in the area, so use caution....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed October 14, 2016

great spot for hiking, it seems like a hidden spot. You can explore by climbing the rocks. had great time hiking and taking pictures of the beautiful sceneries.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Response from robw785 | Reviewed this property |
I went in the summer when you think it would be busy and it wasn’t bad at all. About 30 people, but pretty spread out. Once you park your car you are less than 2 minutes away from getting into the water. I’m not sure about... More
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