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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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Beautiful waterfall

This is a beautiful waterfall right off the main road. It is definitely worth the stop if you are driving by or worth the short road trip from Boulder.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful waterfall right off the main road. It is definitely worth the stop if you are driving by or worth the short road trip from Boulder.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

As a visitor in CO.. I have to say this was what i enjoyed the most! Where I am from we don't have falls or an ocean so this was a huge plus ! Super relaxing. The water was super clean . Although it was cold I enjoyed it too much that I didn't want to leave.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is an easy, paved hike off the main road between Boulder and Nederland. The biggest challenge is parking in the parking area along the busy road and then crossing at the crosswalk, as most cars don't stop and the speed limit is fast. You will definitely need to hold the hands of young children. There are stairs getting to... More 

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

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

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