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Address: Old Fall River Rd, About 3 Mi West of the Fall River Entrance Station, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

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WOW! Beautiful and Humbling!

You need to stop here when riding through Rocky Mountain Nat'l Park!! This will be one of your first stops and it's an easy walk to the falls from the East Parking Lot. You... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
J E
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You need to stop here when riding through Rocky Mountain Nat'l Park!! This will be one of your first stops and it's an easy walk to the falls from the East Parking Lot. You should also read the story board to learn what happened here and how this part of the park was formed, it provides great insight into the... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I am always drawn to this area. Maybe it's not as pretty as it was after the Lawn Lake Flood, but if you were here before the 2013 flood you can really appreciate the force needed to move all of that rock around. Easy trail and kids enjoy it.

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Conroe, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seeing the result of flooding water and the size of the boulders moved by the water is amazing. A great sideline stop on a Trail Ridge Road trip.

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Thank GeorgeRow
Anderson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very quick little hike into the park or for even a "Drive By". Great spot for Pictures with the Family as well :)

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Thank fuzzerone
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to just sit and let the sounds of the water relax you. Kids enjoyed climbing on the rocks.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This isn't the most scenic place in Rocky Mountain National Park, but my kids loved scrambling around on the rocks and going back and forth across the river. After completing a couple of more difficult hikes, they loved having an easy destination where they could just have some fun. While we were there we looked up at the hillside above... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm always looking for hikes that my 5 year old won't complain about, but the rest of us (8, 10, and myself and husband) will still enjoy. Wanted to see beautiful scenery in park too of course! This trail, which leads up to a waterfall, has it all...views, rocks to climb, stream to cross...super fun. Only about 5 minutes of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The falls were pretty enough, moderately full, but we were unable to stop and really appreciate them because of the high volume of traffic on the road. There was no place to park or pull over.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Interesting but if you are limited on time I would suggest other hikes than this - just drive by it or check it out on one of the overlooks on Trail Ridge Road

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Nice couple of safeR places for kids to dip their toes in the cool water. Interesting history in how it impacted and flooded Estes Park.

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