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Powerful Water.

This waterfall is right in 550 outside Ouray. There is a pull off and it takes about 5 minutes... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SlowPoke59
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Apex, North Carolina
Gorgeous!

A stomach nagging effect but a beautiful, calming sort of place. Looking down into the far away... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Frank H
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Site of a frozen waterfall and America's first manmade ice-climbing park.
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Ouray, CO
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This waterfall is right in 550 outside Ouray. There is a pull off and it takes about 5 minutes. There are great views of the falls and the river and it is worth the five minute stop.

Thank SlowPoke59
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A stomach nagging effect but a beautiful, calming sort of place. Looking down into the far away bottom makes you want to fly down as a bird.

Thank Frank H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This gorge is just one of the many fabulous places on the scenic drive of the million dollar highway. Stop. Often. You won't have many opportunities to enjoy a drive this accessible with this kind of natural beauty!

Thank PamRoad
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

This scenic turnout celebrates Otto Mears - The Pathfinder of the San Juans. He was a road builder who pioneered the difficult construction of the roads in this area. If you drive it you will understand his accomplishments. At the turnout they have a great...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

We stopped here while driving the Million Dollar Highway. Beautiful scenery. Take your time and enjoy.

Thank Dakotagirl777
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

When you do the Million Dollar HWY its more like a billion dollar experience. My hub and I are celebrating our 10 yr anniversary and decided a roadtrip with the pups would make sense. I had no idea!!!

Thank smilesLasVegas
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

The drive through the Uncompahgre Gorge on Hwy 550 takes your full attention since it's two lane, and no guardrails, but it's the views are well worth it. You may catch a glimpse of the Bighorn sheep grazing on the steep slopes! Look for abundant...More

Thank KELittle
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Reviewed June 12, 2017

The San Juan Skyway loop from Silverton-Ouray-Telluride has photo ops at every turn. Your camera cannot capture the beauty of it all, but perhaps it can trigger a pleasant memory or twenty. My description would just sound like all the others, so do yourself a...More

Thank Alan T
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Reviewed June 4, 2017

Absolutely beautiful .hiked and drove HWY 550 from Ouray to silverton. Had a great day. So many waterfalls and beautiful scenery.

Thank stuart g
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Reviewed May 31, 2017

Make sure u have time to spend, it is still a big highlight of our trips. we stop to check the falls, take pictures.

Thank naniban
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