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Box Canyon Waterfall & Park

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Address: County Road 361, Ouray, CO
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Waterfalls cascade through canyon walls at this park near Ouray.

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An amazing hike down into the Box Canyon

This is a must do hike if you are in Ouray. The hike is short and a series of steel steps and bridges take you down, down, down to the bottom of Box Canyon to see an impressive... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a must do hike if you are in Ouray. The hike is short and a series of steel steps and bridges take you down, down, down to the bottom of Box Canyon to see an impressive waterfall.

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Brooklet, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here your mind will find serenity and peace....here you will find solitude or meet new best friends.. here youll not meet those who are looking for quick and easy entertainment... Here youll find those who are willing to expend time and energy in order to experience the exceptional.... Truly Time Well Spent!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful view, up hill hike was a bit hard, but made it with help of hubby. The first level is a great place for photographs. The waterfall is spectacular and worth the trip up and down. It has more trails beyond where we went, across a wooden bridge and the water spray kept the area cool in the hot weather.... More 

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New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this Waterfall and Park several times (we go to Ouray almost every summer). Not only is this a beautiful and very interesting Park, but the trail is suitable to a person in their 70s in reasonable health. Formerly I was a hike leader in the White Mtn Wilderness in NM.....but my stamina went out about 5... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

It is located just a few miles out of Ouray, Colorado on the "million dollar highway" toward Silverton, CO. The road is very curvy and narrow with very deep drop offs next to it so some might not like driving the road. If your carful and drive slow and do not do a lot of "rubber necking" it will be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

We didn't know what to expect. We saw this on Trip Advisor and drive up to it this morning. It was worth the effort and time! If you are in Ouray, visit the falls.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

We had been told about box Canyon by friends. Do not miss it when you are close to Ouray. The grounds are lovely and the you are able to go down the catwalk into the canyon and feel the spray of the falls on your face. It is not to be missed.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

This park was great! I loved the views and the tunnel! The waterfall was so neat and I loved how close we could get!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

The short journey to the falls was easy, unfortunately the most impressive part of the falls was not visible. It is very loud but worth the time that it took to get there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Ouray, Colorado is one if not the coolest place in our state. Known as "Switzerland of the Rockies" it TRULY is just that! There is a 360 degree view of Mountains all the way around you in this lil' gem of a place. It's a beautiful town with all kinds of great things to do! Box Canyon Falls is simply... More 

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