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Best trail to enjoy a piece of Vail beauty

We arrived at the base of the trail at 9:30 am on a Tuesday morning. It was a good time to start... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
cloverclover111
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Boca Raton, Florida
Beautiful hike but tiring!

This is a beautiful hike. The Map My Walk app shows it was about 5.5 miles round trip. It was a... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
TimCO2015
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Denver, Colorado
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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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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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
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This is a beautiful hike. The Map My Walk app shows it was about 5.5 miles round trip. It was a little harder than I was thinking it might be. We packed a lunch and lots of water, and had our dog pack up her...More

3  Thank TimCO2015
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We took this hike with 2 couples. The trail starts with a steep climb but then turns into a more gradual walk through a meadow then you climb again up the falls. It is 2 miles up from the trail head to the falls. There...More

1  Thank Julianna J
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are in our fifties, and usually hike "easy" to "moderate" rated hikes. This hike was definitely moderate to difficult. We took 3 hours to hike the two mikes up to the falls, with lots of breaks. Beautiful scenery and well worth...More

2  Thank Lou Ann J
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

MUST DO WHILE IN VAIL! Waterfalls once you get up,up there is soo worth it! Keep going up,up,up big open area. Felt like Julie Andews, "hills are alive"! Breathtaking views! Sooo worth it again! Hard to breath but that's ok from a East coast gal!...More

1  Thank Eva D
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We decided to take a quick hike up to Booth Falls. The trail is clearly marked and for CO natives a moderate hike. If you're from sea level, give yourselves 3 hours round trip and bring plenty of water. The falls are worth it and...More

1  Thank Djimmer B
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Great hike up to Booth Falls with a complaining teen daughter and a whining 7 year old son! Not to mention a wife blaming me for not being at the falls an hour ago. Of course I told her that the trail and falls were...More

3  Thank GiGi B
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Hike this yesterday with my 76 year old dad. Amazing views of the stratified rock wall on both side, some peaks at the Gore Range, beautiful Aspen groves, wildflowers just starting to bloom and an excellent maintained trail. It was a bit busy due to...More

3  Thank helgothjb
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is a true hike and not just a walk in the woods! Let me first say that I am from the midwest and the elevation probably made this quite a bit more challenging for me than some other hikers may find it. If you...More

5  Thank CatMerry
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Perfect hike for a half day outing, it does live up to it's rating as moderate in severity. The two mile approach to the falls is almost continuously uphill and gets a lot more treacherous as you approach your destination. We did have to cross...More

4  Thank Gerald M
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Wanda W
17 July 2017|
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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.
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travelerwith4
17 May 2017|
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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.
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Inuit84
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.
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