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Adams Falls Trail

West Portal Road, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Great hike that can be extended

This is a great and not very challenging hike to a waterfall. When we were there, the water was... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2016
Adams falls fails to disappoint

Adams fall is an upwards.6m hike. Easy for beginners snowshoeing. No dogs allowed. The hike... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2016
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West Portal Road, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

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Reviewed 10 May 2016

This is a great and not very challenging hike to a waterfall. When we were there, the water was running at pretty much full force. It is a loop trial with some stairs. I don't think the elevation gain is over 100 feet. The trail...More

2  Thank flickrmac
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Adams fall is an upwards.6m hike. Easy for beginners snowshoeing. No dogs allowed. The hike switches back and forth to make the ascent easy. No need to acclimate to attitude to do this hike. The falls are vigorous year round due to being fed by...More

3  Thank Outdoorsman2016
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We went in March when it was covered in snow. Trail was still accessible . Hike was easy enough to the falls, even with baby in tow. It was a good way to get out of the condo and stretch our legs.

Thank JustMyOpinions10
Reviewed 19 November 2015

We hiked to Adams Falls on the start of a 2 day backpack up the East Inlet Trail. The trail was overcrowded & the waterfall was underwhelming, maybe due to low water levels late in the season. If you continue on to the meadows, which...More

1  Thank TheSpeis
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

We were in the Rocky Mountain area for 3 full days and wanted to do a longer day hike on one of those days. We stayed in Grand Lake so when looking on maps and books we chose the East Inlet Trail which was only...More

Thank AndreaBradH
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Nice trail. If you are in Grand Lake, Colorado with or without kids and you have an hour or more to spare. It is worth the visit.

Thank Dlldaddy
Reviewed 5 October 2015

This hike is on the west side of the park in Grand Lake. It is an easy hike to see the waterfall and it was a pretty one.

Thank travlingal51
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Short trail with minimal elevation gain and a very nice waterfall at the end of it. Total was about 2 miles and took 1 hour to do. Stopped and took a lot of pics here so that slowed us down. The trail head was only...More

Thank Arlon M
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Adams Falls is accessible from the East Inlet Trailhead (free/a few miles outside of RMNP). It is one of the easiest waterfalls to hike to (less than 1 mile roundtrip). The waterfall is beautiful and if you are feeling good enough continue hiking down the...More

1  Thank dreamer_iam_travel
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We took our 10 and 7 year old kids on the hike to Adams Falls. The falls were amazing and there were many places to climb and explore. We continued on the trail past the falls and a beautiful pasture between mountains. The kids had...More

1  Thank Mike K
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