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Boulder Falls

Open Now: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Open today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Small waterfall, easy hike, crowded

Small waterfall, easy hike, crowded, hard to get a good pic without people in it, park on the side... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Austin, Texas
via mobile
Nice little hideaway

This little waterfall is worth a stop. After a short walk for about 5 minutes starting from the... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
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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.
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Boulder Canyon, 11 Miles West of Boulder, Boulder, CO 80302
+1 303-441-3440
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

this is a nice stroll near some other outdoors things like trees and a bush and some angry squirrels who weren't very nice to me. Avoid them.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Cammeaux
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Boulder Falls is so beautiful and just off the hwy. It is a very easy and very short trail to the falls!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Small waterfall, easy hike, crowded, hard to get a good pic without people in it, park on the side of the road, no restrooms, not wheelchair accessible

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DarkLark15
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This little waterfall is worth a stop. After a short walk for about 5 minutes starting from the side of the road you'll see this little hideaway. Clear fresh water, calming surroundings.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ForAHonestReview
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The short hike to the falls is up stone steps that have no hand rail and because they were sandy, it was slippery. There is an additional distance that is just sand and rock. Do wear proper shoes and take care. The falls is not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sharon Z
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Short, easy hike to various views of boulder Falls. While they may not be the biggest falls around, there’s were countless other trails extremely close and many easy trails. The drive up from Boulder is beautiful too

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

My spouse and I recently stopped by Boulder Falls. It is a very short and easy walk to see the falls which were still flowing, despite the drought conditions in Colorado this summer. There was parking available across the road from the trail entrance. Be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maui2014NMR
Reviewed 21 September 2018

A must see in Colorado. So peaceful and beautiful and enjoyed my hike there for sure. Very accessible. You can choose to walk 3 mins and look at the falls or actually walk 10 thru the rocks to get all the way there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank findingthetruth
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Drive up Canyon Blvd; about 1 mile after you pass Sugarloaf Road, you will come to a 10 car parking area on the left (west) side of Canyon Blvd; there is a 1/4 mile trail on the right (east) side, with rough stone steps leading...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jim727
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The drive to boulder falls was really amazing,parking spots are less but we got one if you don’t get one you can do parallel parking.The trail is a shorter one but you can really go near the falls and the feeling is really amazing .

Date of experience: September 2018
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10 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.
Shelby R
12 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