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Address: Boulder Canyon, 11 Miles West of Boulder, Boulder, CO 80302
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Visitors get a chance to view the "Yosemite of Boulder Canyon,"...

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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Great short hike

This is a great short hike to the beautiful falls and very close to Boulder; only a few miles up Canyon Drive. There are steps but very doable for children but wheelchair... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Boulder, Colorado
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank GARY C
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This should not be listed as a place to visit on trip advisor. The falls have been closed for years. A park ranger we spoke to said that there is no date for them to reopen. You can catch a small glimpse of the falls from the road but traffic is consistent and quick - kind of dangerous for small... More 

1 Thank love2vay-k
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

It was disappointing to see it closed for the season due to icy roads and falling rocks. Ended up hiking another trail, so make sure to check if it is open before you go.

Thank Jack L
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Always people rock climbing in this canyon. It's also a great drive on the way to Nederland or Estes Park. The water falls are all along the creek. It's really good in May and June when the snow melt is coming down form the mountains.

Thank Steven J
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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful area as you drive North This falls has been closed for some time due to erosion issues and rock slides. Spoke with one of the workers who was hauling rocks to sure up areas that are not safe and hope to reopen in Spring 2017. The method of revitalizing the area is difficult because it is all manual labor... More 

Thank mountainrevin
Davenport, Florida
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Went and it's fenced off. Been closed since 2013 from a rock slide and not opening any time soon. Don't bother as of now as if you hop the fence you could be fined.

1 Thank Sean-N-Tori
Suwon, South Korea
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

As of now the trail is still closed however if you do get a chance to go it's definitely worth an afternoon outside and beautiful nature!!! It's a great little hike not too difficult and the scene is beautiful.

Thank Prinster A
Boulder, Colorado, United States
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

The trail to the falls is closed due to damage incurred during the 2013 flood event. During the spring runoff the falls are marginally impressive but soon dwindle to only a moderate flow. Hike to Ouzel Falls in RMNP for a much better experience!

2 Thank Russ P
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Visited on August 13, 2016. The drive there was very beautiful. We passed a lot of rock climbers on the way there. When we pulled up, we noticed a lot of people standing at the rail near the entry point. Turns out the pathway to falls were CLOSED. We saw a number of teens who had hopped the gate and... More 

1 Thank thatpearl
Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a great short hike to the beautiful falls and very close to Boulder; only a few miles up Canyon Drive. There are steps but very doable for children but wheelchair accessible. Check before you go as often the trail is closed due to rain or mud

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