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Adams Falls Trail

West Portal Road, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Beautiful little hike

Fun hike. Not too strenuous or long. Gorgeous falls at the summit. This would be a great hike for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rosesarered1358
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Breathtaking, roaring waterfall

Short and easy hike for an amazing view. It looks great in photo but even better in real life with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“easy hike” (37 reviews)
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West Portal Road, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun hike. Not too strenuous or long. Gorgeous falls at the summit. This would be a great hike for families with children or older people who want a bit of challenge without being too stressed

Thank Rosesarered1358
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Short and easy hike for an amazing view. It looks great in photo but even better in real life with the sound of the rolling water! It is part of the Rocky Mountain National Park but to get there, a pass is not needed.

Thank Limlenna
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful hike since it is short and easy. It has the beauty and variety typical of a mountain hike without the long treturous path. It's a must do if you are in the Grand Lake area.

Thank kansasphotogal
Reviewed August 11, 2017

This was the only hike we did during our brief stay at Grand Lake and we are glad we chose this one. The portion of the hike to the falls is short and relatively easy although it is all "uphill" Not super steep, but the...More

Thank b-burg_girl
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Went with two 4 year olds, and a 6 and 7 year old. They made it without any difficulty. The path was quite broad and steps were well defined in almost all the places. There were a significant number of other folks so this isn't...More

Thank FriesAndFoieGras
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

This is a fairly easy hike with only 70-80 feet change in elevation. It is an established and well maintained trail with no loose rocks. The 8,400+ altitude was our biggest challenge, but using hiking staffs and going slow allowed us to complete it without...More

Thank David H
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Adams fall trail was a great easy hike for our family (kids 6, 8) The trail offers great views at the end and is easy to access trailhead. This is a way to hike in RMNP without a park pass if that is something that...More

Thank Learyfamilytimes
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

This was a very easy "hike" to the falls which were pretty and a pretty nice payoff for such a short walk. We saw a deer along the trail which was very unconcerned about people being nearby. The trail is quite easy and a few...More

Thank bphawk64
Reviewed July 27, 2017

We greatly enjoyed our hike here - there are good views of the falls all along the beginning of the hike, then you turn away from them but it is still beautiful. We saw deer and chipmunks. There were several park volunteers who answered questions...More

Thank Njoytravl
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

This was a nice short hike. We saw a deer right by the trail on the way. The falls were beautiful. If you want to do a quick hike and see some beautiful scenery on the way I would definitely recommend this.

Thank diaphoto
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