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Boulder Falls

Boulder Canyon, 11 Miles West of Boulder, Boulder, CO 80302
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Ranked #21 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Type: Waterfalls
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Iowa City, Iowa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Savannah, Georgia
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110 reviews 110 reviews
42 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Still closed but I visited this spot back in 2007 and took some great pictures. I really enjoyed hiking in the short path with my son and sister. Glad I was able to see it when it was open. I made a book on Colorado and was happy that I had pictures of Boulder Falls to include

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Nederland, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Be aware that the trail is still closed May 1 2014. The trail sustained damage in the flood last year and the potential of rocks falling on the trail is very high. The trail needs to be repaired and rock scaling above the trail needs to be completed before it can re-open. There is no date set. It is not... More

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This was our first trip to Boulder. The ride on our way to the falls was breathtaking. We stopped several times to take photos of the mountains, creek that runs along the road and all the brave people climbing the mountains. It is truly beautiful there. The falls were closed when we arrived so we were unable to take the... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
20 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Beautiful views but unfortunately the trail was closed due to recent rock slides. Would love to see in the winter when frozen or in the spring thaw. Visited in late summer and still a great rush of water and great views.

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Boulder, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

It is a ways up Boulder Canyon and parking can sometimes be a hassle but the mist from the falls makes it worth the effort

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Boulder, Colorado
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19 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

This trail is closed in the winter. In the summer it is usually crowded with folkds coning from the main Canyon road. Parking is right next to it on the other site of the street, The fall is quite nice but nothing spectacular. Between the crowd, the dangerous parking and the average views I just give it 3 stars. .It... More

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Arvada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

A few steps from the busy highway, and the roar of the falls takes over. I could, however, hear - but not see - hummingbirds from the other side of the creek! We had time for a visit but were dismayed by the "Closed due to rock falls" sign. But not undeterred, as it was quite easy to get in,... More

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Missouri
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

We had heard about the falls and wanted to visit. However, when we arrived it was closed due to many severe accidents.

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