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

Very pretty, fairly secluded waterfall, from off the road. Good, but not a long hike to get to it. Very peaceful and not far from the city of Boulder.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Westminster, Colorado
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Westminster, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Very pretty, fairly secluded waterfall, from off the road. Good, but not a long hike to get to it. Very peaceful and not far from the city of Boulder.

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Mojave, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I visited Boulder Falls three times before I was able to make the trek down to see it. After all the fuss, I was slightly disappointed. When the river is full, the falls are beautiful. That is often the time that the falls trail is also closed.

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Burlington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Unfortunately, Boulder Falls wasn't accessible due to rock falls when we were there, but we did pull off the road and get some fantastic views of some of it. I can't wait to return and hike around to see more!

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chicago
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Looks like a nice short walk for summertime. Mostly closed during the year and in bad weather. Waterfall can slightly be seen from the road, but nothing spectacular.

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Boulder, Colorado, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Love Boulder, but the falls is just an average waterfall over rocks. I take people up the short hike trail to it, they're normally not impressed. But it's a waterfall and something anyway (at least when the trail's open). Just a few miles up Canyon towards Nederland, falls on the right, parking on the left. Five minute walk up a... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Fortunately, we saw them en route on a long drive in the mountains. There was nothing wrong with them but there was nothing particularly beautiful or impressive about them either. The parking area is a little treacherous so be careful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This hike is very well worth it. While you're driving through the Boulder Canyon, you will come across Boulder Falls which is about a 10 minutes hike at most to see the falls which is a beautiful sight.

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wimberley tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Trail was closed and I know why. Dangerous with snow. Went anyhow cause others were going and it was beautiful. Dont go alone and someone have a phone.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I always take my out of town guests here for picture perfect moments. The small hike to the falls is short and easy for children. It's gorgeous and rushing. During winter it is normally closed because of the icy conditions. During the summer you can normally watch rock climbers scaling the rock face on the south side of the road.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Just west of downtown and into the front range lies this beautiful trail that takes you to the falls. Spectacular scenery along with a beautiful, majestic drive into the Rockies. After the falls, continue up to Nederland. The drive is drop-dead beautiful. Remember to wear your hiking boots or rugged foot wear, and bring plenty of water. If you are... More 

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Address: Boulder Canyon, 11 Miles West of Boulder, Boulder, CO 80302
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder

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