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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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not worth the drive if that is the only reason you are going

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Tucson, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
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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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129 reviews 129 reviews
34 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Although the county does its best to restore flood damage this visit had to be off the record for access is closed. Otherwise a gripping spot with the best white noise in the county.

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Boulder, CO USA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Review a waterfall? Technically, it is a cascade rather than a waterfall. It's actually underwhelming. The drive up Boulder Canyon is better than the Falls.

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cleveland, ohio
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79 reviews 79 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We were disappointed that the falls were closed due to falling rocks. We loved our drive up the canyon to Nederland and back to Boulder anyway but missed seeing the falls.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

I was so sad to drive out to the falls only to find that they are closed. They are apparently a 'rock fall' area and the trail is blocked off. I actually saw a staff member escorting some tourists out due to the fact that the falls were a very dangerous area. The staff member's exact quote was "people have... More 

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Litchfield Park, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

It was raining, so we didn't stay long, but the views were pretty cool. The parking is just shoulder pull-off, so be careful exiting and entering your car.

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