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Box Canyon City Park

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Address: West end of 3rd. Ave, Ouray, CO
Phone Number: 970-325-7080
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Description: Waterfalls cascade through canyon walls at this park near Ouray.

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Box Canyon

Don't miss. Watch your head when walking up to the falls. Take your climbing shoes and follow the path up to the bridge above the falls and canyon. Beautiful views! Some ares... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Don't miss. Watch your head when walking up to the falls. Take your climbing shoes and follow the path up to the bridge above the falls and canyon. Beautiful views! Some ares are a little rocky but easily passable when you take your time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

A great place for hike and to watch the ice climbing in the winter . The place will take your breath away .

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I may be a bit biased as Box Canyon is were my husband and I got married, but for good reason...because Box Canyon is Gorgeous, all of Ouray is Gorgeous! :) Box Canyon has trails, waterfalls, picnic/bbq sites, its a great park, with a very affordable admission.

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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Our family found the trail to the falls (all but one of us who fear heights) pleasant. We all enjoyed watching the many chipmucks at the beginning of the trail as well as humming birds etc. Nice little gift shop for post cards etc.

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Litchfield Park, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The hike to see the falls is a short one on a narrow trail. The falls are great. Watch yourself on slippery rocks once you are at the falls. We made this short trip in the summer. There is more hiking on the other side of mountain, if you are seeking more.

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Fresno, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This is a beautiful canyon with a few short hikes. Probably wouldn't spend more than 2 hours, but it is definitely worth seeing .

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We were in a hurry to jeep over to Telluride so we visited quickly. beautiful scenery and very nice staff.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Walk up to the falls and then stroll over the bridge that crosses the falls. Kids love walking through the tunnel.

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Lehi, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

When we saw the "High Bridge" we knew that we had to see the view of the town from there. It is not a very far hike but some parts are very steep. The view is beautiful. A must thing to do in Ouray.

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My mom is a heart patient so we needed somewhere that she would be able to hike without it being miles long. This ended up being perfect. It is very beautiful and one of my favorite places in Ouray!

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