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Adams Falls Trail

West Portal Road, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Nice first up hike in RMNP

This is a nice first up hike when visiting RMNP. 0.3miles from start to the falls. Little bit of a... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2017
Jasmeer R
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This is a Don't Miss!

One of the Park Rangers at the Alpine Visitor's Center told us about these falls and said we should... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2017
Cecilia R
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Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

This is a nice first up hike when visiting RMNP. 0.3miles from start to the falls. Little bit of a climb but not difficult.There is a pool just upstream of the viewing deck that little ones can splash around in.

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Reviewed June 30, 2017

One of the Park Rangers at the Alpine Visitor's Center told us about these falls and said we should not miss it. The trail and Adams Falls is actually just outside the park in the little town of Grand Lake. (Follow Route 34 out of...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

The Adams falls is a cascade waterfall within .3 of a mile from the start of the trail. The falls are a nice treat, but continue on to the meadow for more amazing views and some wildlife. We saw moose, deer, elk, hummingbirds, and chipmunks.

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Reviewed June 25, 2017

A short hike that gets a little rock and steeper as you go along, but not that far. The trailhead is outside of Grand Lake, CO on the west side of the park. After the short hike (less than a half-mile I think) you begin...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2017

This is definitely worth the short walk to the falls. It is not a strenuous walk. There were many children and senior adults on the trail. The trail to the falls is actually in Grand Lake before you get to Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Reviewed June 18, 2017

The trail for this is reached from outside the park from Grand Lake. The hike is very short and easy without much elevation gain so it's a great hike for people who might not be as fit for some of the longer/harder hikes. Great hike...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2017

My family and I chose to do this hike instead of the other waterfall hikes due to the amount of snow at the other waterfalls. We saw a fox at the beginning of this trail! The trail was easy and short. If you do the...More

1  Thank Ginas418
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Reviewed June 12, 2017

We had a few minutes to explore and decided to take the .3 mile hike to Adams Falls. WOW! In mid June the snow melt was flowing at full force with impressive results. It was an inspirational easy hike, well within most people's capabilities. Make...More

1  Thank COSflier
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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Very easy hike 0.3 miles starting at 8391 ft. Gushing water from melting snow was great to see and hear.

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Reviewed February 15, 2017

Adams Falls is 0.3 miles up the East Inlet Trail. It is a worthy destination in its own right but only the first of many water features along this 9.25 mile trail. From 5.5 miles to trail's end are five beautiful lakes. In order, they...More

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kizzie5
April 6, 2018|
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The Winter Park Visitor Center can probably help you. Located on the main drag, they have many fliers which will refer you to different resources. Call them at 970-726-4118. There’s also a visitor center at Rocky Mountain... More
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Amber G
March 12, 2018|
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Hi Amber, Not sure when you plan on visiting so this may be a moot answer. If your dog is a trained service dog, your dog may accompany you on the trail. Other wise dogs are restricted to road surfaces and parking lots. No... More
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