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Beautiful hike but, challenging. You can do it!

We are in our early sixties, and walk daily. We think if you are not used to walking or hiking... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nancy T
Hayward, Wisconsin
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Steep and Rocky

About two miles to the falls may seem short to some but the trail is steeper than most. Close to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Walter V
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Six-mile hiking trail climbs 3,000 feet in elevation as it passes varied scenery including lakes, waterfalls and aspen forests.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We are in our early sixties, and walk daily. We think if you are not used to walking or hiking regularly, this climb could be difficult. Especially with the elevation. The last 1/4 mile is killer, be careful! But, it is a beautiful hike, aspens...More

1  Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

About two miles to the falls may seem short to some but the trail is steeper than most. Close to Vail and the free bus will take you to the trailhead.

Thank Walter V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked up in the morning ... and I believe it was a good idea as the air was cold enough to let us move quickly. Everyone made the trail at their own pace: 12 year old son nearly run up, I and my husband...More

Thank Daniela V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Somewhat steep grades at first then more gradual. Good trail if you're coming from lower elevations like Charleston or Florida. Easy to follow paths, almost impossible to get off track unless you choose to go off path intentionally. Loved it!

Thank Sandeecarr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at Booth Falls Trail to hike while we waited for traffic to lighten up. We had a group of seven people and it took us 2 hours and 15 minutes to climb to the falls. We enjoyed soaking our feet, taking pictures, and...More

Thank Dy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I hiked up here on a Tuesday afternoon. The trail was packed but not to the point of being unenjoyable. Great scenery and really spectacular falls.

1  Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Completed this hike on 07/24/17. We arrived @ the parking lot @ 0900...it was already full so we parked in the school's parking lot. We then hiked up the street to the trailhead. The trail is steep with occasional short stretches of level hiking. There...More

3  Thank ABQJean
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Entrance on North Frontage Road near Vail Mountain School. Go early because it gets crowded by mid morning and parking overflows to the school. We hiked past the falls, but you can go on to the top.

1  Thank Dianne r
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booth Falls trail is just a bit over 2 miles up hill and it seems longer because of the 1400 foot gain in altitude. My wife and I are in our late 60's and we made it by taking our time and staying hydrated. As...More

6  Thank Ralph B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We arrived at the base of the trail at 9:30 am on a Tuesday morning. It was a good time to start because it wasn't yet hot or crowded. It is a beautiful hike and clearly marked. There is a lot of shade so we...More

5  Thank cloverclover111
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Wanda W
17 July 2017|
Response from Julianna J | Reviewed this property |
My husband hiked this trail last September and said in was beautiful. The leaves were turning. It can be chilly in the early morning, but usually in the 65- 70s if sun is out by noon.
17 May 2017|
Response from JessiAnn85 | Reviewed this property |
As long as there is no snow or rain then I'm sure you can. We hiked in October and the ground was nice and dry. It's not a super difficult hike.
6 December 2016|
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Response from Jamie P | Reviewed this property |
No. Sorry so late to respond. Should be great to spike hike or snowshoe this time of year.