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Boulder Falls

Boulder Canyon, 11 Miles West of Boulder, Boulder, CO 80302
+1 303-441-3440
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Beautiful in late October with dusting of snow.

The signs said closed, but some hikers were returning after going around chain and said that they... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2017
Anne S
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Lake St. Louis
Nice

loved driving thru this area enjoying the beauty and serine surroundings, especially the fresh air... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2017
Emma S
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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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Boulder Canyon, 11 Miles West of Boulder, Boulder, CO 80302
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

The signs said closed, but some hikers were returning after going around chain and said that they have been coming for years, even after flooding caused closure. It was a short hike to the falls and though areas obviously needed to be shored up, it...More

Thank Anne S
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

loved driving thru this area enjoying the beauty and serine surroundings, especially the fresh air and greenery

Thank Emma S
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

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
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Reviewed September 17, 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
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Reviewed September 13, 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
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Reviewed June 29, 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
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Reviewed June 27, 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
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Reviewed May 25, 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
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Reviewed May 24, 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
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

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

2  Thank GARY C
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Charbear1
April 9, 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
April 12, 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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