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“Nice hike for the family” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bear Creek Falls

Bear Creek Falls
, Telluride, CO
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Ranked #2 of 42 things to do in Telluride
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Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: Scenic waterfalls that tumble down into Telluride's box canyon in the San Juan Mountains.
Tucson
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Nice hike for the family”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Really nice morning hike for lots of people. Not easy, but not terribly hard - a good mix. And its all downhill to home.

Visited July 2012
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Houston, TX
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Well traveled, pet friendly, and beautiful...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Really enjoyed this easy to moderate hike to the waterfall. It is a popular hike with the locals and their dogs. Flat-landers, like me, should consider the altitude when attempting any moderate hike at this elevation.

Visited October 2012
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Chicago
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“It's popular for a reason”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

This is a beautiful trail. It will challenge non hikers, but they can make it. Hikers will not find it too easy. It takes a couple of hours. You have great views of nearby peaks and end up right at the base of a lovely waterfall. Can't ask for much more from a hike.

Visited October 2012
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Plano, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Beautiful, but NOT an 'easy' hike”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

The 'brochure' said easy, but w/ 2 kids (aged 1 and 3) it was not easy. The kids LOVED playing by the stream though so it was well worth the effort.

Visited October 2012
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Northen Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Beautifull!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

It's a good warm-up, it's not difficult, but beautiful and enjoyable.You can do it after breakfast.You can do it to spend calories from the pastries you ate at "Baked in Telluride"

Visited August 2012
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