Box Canyon Waterfall & Park

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Box Canyon Waterfall & Park

Box Canyon Waterfall & Park
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Waterfalls cascade through canyon walls at this park near Ouray.
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Anette A
2 contributions
This is a unique waterfall. It is in the mountain and it is very powerful and loud. You can walk down stairs and look at it from the bottom. There is a parking lot and you pay $5 to walk up to see the waterfall. It is a lot of stairs but it is a short walk to the fall.
You can also walk above the fall. It has a nice view. We spent 20-30 min seeing it all.
Written August 8, 2022
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pickupthepace
Mesa, AZ522 contributions
This is a very unique experience that everyone will enjoy but we may have built this up on our minds a bit much because we got there and it was like "this is it?" You can see the whole thing in 5 or 10 minutes. It is worth it, but I suggest including this in a broader itinerary of activities rather than a way to spend a morning or afternoon. Be careful on the rocks, they get slippery!
Written July 30, 2022
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Diana C
Austin, TX15 contributions
Family
The waterfalls were amazing and, while there were a lot of stairs, it was manageable with rails and I felt safe. My older teens attempted the upper hike and said it was a lot of climbing and scrambling up. The chipmunks and birds were fun to watch, too.
Written July 29, 2022
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Erin N
3 contributions
Yes it cost to get it but it is worth it. Beautiful place. Don't rush this hike take it all in, take all 3 hikes, upper lower and the nature hike. I did think hike by myself and as a female I usually don't like to hike alone, but there were enough people around that I felt safe, but also not too many that it was crowded.
Written July 29, 2022
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1806anthonyc
Enid, OK84 contributions
The falls were great. It was a short walk on the trail to the falls. There is a metal walkway that takes you up to a few feet from the fall. The sound is so intense that you can "feel" it. You have to watch your head when you get close because part of the cliffs protrudes out above the metal walkway. The is a small charge to go up to see them but it is well worth it.
Written July 22, 2022
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Pam F
Vine Grove, KY27 contributions
We very much enjoyed the box canyon waterfall, but the only issue we had was parking. We travel in a 25 foot truck camper/truck combo and thought that the parking was super tight. When we went, it was raining a bit and so the attendance was pretty light - had there been a lot of people parking there, I don't think we would have been able to find a spot.
That being said, we very much enjoyed the waterfall as well as the trail to above the fall. The views of Ouray were also awesome.
Written July 8, 2022
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Cnieves3
Edmond, OK203 contributions
Well worth the stop and the entry fee is minimal. Adults are $5, children to 17 years old are $3 and senior citizens are free. My 81 year old mother made the walk down the stairs and we took the long way around to avoid the steps on the way back. Tall people need to watch out due to overhanging rock and you can take stairs down to the river bed. Make sure you stop and enjoy nature's power.
Written June 20, 2022
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JB Lew
North Royalton, OH12 contributions
This is an amazing and unique waterfalls. It's in a park that you pay $5 admission for. Our family of 9 was really WOW'd by the thunder of the snowmelt cascading down this falls in a very unique rock formation.
Written June 20, 2022
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NightowlCalifornia
California32 contributions
Very interesting and unique waterfall. Hike is not too strenuous. However, the signage on the road above is confusing. It says No Parking and Falls 1/4 mile away. So we assumed we had to park above on the lot across the highway, which is hazardous to cross, and walked the 1/4 mile down to the visitor center and then to the falls. In fact, there IS parking down the hill next to the visitor center. It appears the no parking sign refers to not parking along the entrance road, but it was confusing and resulted in an unnecessary long walk in the heat.
Written June 17, 2022
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deanasugarek
Beeville, TX63 contributions
Spectacular waterfall!!! Climb to bridge across the canyon was strenuous but so worth it! Beautiful views from up high and tremendous power in the falls.
Written June 13, 2022
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