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Boulder Falls

Boulder Canyon, 11 Miles West of Boulder, Boulder, CO 80302
+1 303-441-3440
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Pretty but closed

This used to be a Boulder traditional destination, but now access to the actual falls is closed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marian T
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Boulder, United States
Beautiful and relaxing

Went here with a professional photographer friend for a photo shoot. In the early evening is was... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Nicki P
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Chicago, Illinois
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Visitors get a chance to view the "Yosemite of Boulder Canyon," scenic waterfalls plunging more than 70 feet into Middle Boulder Creek, by walking on a short trail to a viewpoint area just below the falls.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“closed due” (11 reviews)
“easy hike” (9 reviews)
“rock face” (2 reviews)
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Boulder Canyon, 11 Miles West of Boulder, Boulder, CO 80302
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This used to be a Boulder traditional destination, but now access to the actual falls is closed. You can stand off the road to see the falls, but there's no more climbing on the rocks, or wading in the pools beneath the falls. Yes, it...More

1  Thank Marian T
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Went here with a professional photographer friend for a photo shoot. In the early evening is was cool and lovely. Easy walking paths and parking and free.

Thank Nicki P
Reviewed 12 September 2017

It's been closed off and on over the years due to hazards and injuries, so be sure to check the website to make sure it's open before you go.

Thank weltexplorer6972
Reviewed 29 June 2017

On our way from Boulder to Estes Park and Boulder Falls came up so we stopped. The Trail to the head of the falls was closed, but some people climbed the gate and went up. We elected to stay behind the gate and not go...More

3  Thank Alain L
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Lovely place to walk alone, with friends and family. It was an easy walk if u stay on path. Nice on a cool or warm day.

2  Thank ELLlady
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The trail to Boulder Falls is still closed May 2017. Boulder OSMP hopes to reopen the trail sometime in 2017 but there is no set date. It is UNSAFE and ILLEGAL to climb over the barricade. It is not worth the risk of injury or...More

3  Thank Babalax
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The drive up Boulder Canyon to the falls is easy and pleasant as it follows Boulder Creek. It's a short paved but uneven walk from the parking lot to the small viewing area, but the angle is such that there's not much to see. The...More

1  Thank dddbead3
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Just to be able to take in the beauty of the mountains and the beautiful water is a must see.. very nice area

1  Thank GARY C
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This should not be listed as a place to visit on trip advisor. The falls have been closed for years. A park ranger we spoke to said that there is no date for them to reopen. You can catch a small glimpse of the falls...More

5  Thank love2vay-k
Reviewed 3 January 2017

It was disappointing to see it closed for the season due to icy roads and falling rocks. Ended up hiking another trail, so make sure to check if it is open before you go.

1  Thank Jack L
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Charbear1
9 April 2016|
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Response from Babalax | Reviewed this property |
No it is not open. There is no set date to reopen the trail. Too dangerous.
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Shelby R
11 April 2015|
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Response from wallace s | Reviewed this property |
I drove by there today on our way up to Nederland, Ward and a drive on the Peak to Peak highway, and yes it is still closed and will be for some time to come. There was considerable damage done to in that area and all the... More
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