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You can drive up and park

Husband and I did this hike but didn't know we could drive up and park. We walked all the way up... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Brenda R
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Easy hike near downtown

It's a short hike uphill. The falls is very pretty and picture perfect. Takes 10 min. Can be slick... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
AdventureTripping
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Denver, Colorado
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“easy hike” (27 reviews)
“short hike” (28 reviews)
“in town” (25 reviews)
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Ouray, CO
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Husband and I did this hike but didn't know we could drive up and park. We walked all the way up from main street and it was a steep hike. If your not in good shape I would recommend you drive up and park if...More

1  Thank Brenda R
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

It's a short hike uphill. The falls is very pretty and picture perfect. Takes 10 min. Can be slick in the rain.

Thank AdventureTripping
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Nice easy hike ( I did in drsss & flipflops). Sprinkled & rain won, Great views of falls. No charge. Parking area .

Thank skgcdl
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This was a super steep hike for someone with bad knees. It was also very pretty! I recommend it if you can make it.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Go east on 8th up the hill where the road ends at a small parking area. Several views as get closer, and if really energetic a steep climb where you can duck the rock overhang and then stand behind the falls.

1  Thank Robert P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

beautiful canyon, but the amount of recent water made the moss covered rocks in the canyon very slick, also a number of down climbs involve very loose steep dirt above high steep cliff walls. The "walk off" to bypass the 300 foot final rappel is...More

Thank traveller33324
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My wife and I had some anniversary pictures taken here and the setting was perfect. Plenty of space for kids to roam and explore as well (if we had brought them along ...).

Thank emakovsky
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Fun, easy hike. Good falls. Lots of people as it is easy. Locals run through on trails and the water hits a different spot every drop. Wonderful place to see nature and beauty.

Thank Scott O
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The falls is beautiful. You can get right to the bottom of the falls and some people with kids were in the water. The walk to the falls is short but steep. With the altitude difference, you have to give yourself permission to stop and...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Easy access but a little steep in places . One trail takes you on the edge of a cliff . The hike to the falls is easy however .

Thank BlueMoonhat
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