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Fish Creek Falls

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Address: Fish Creek Falls Road, County Road 32, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
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Late summer hike

This was perfect for my friend and I who are inexperienced hikers. We had a lot of fun. It was not difficult at all. We went farther on the hike past the falls and it was well... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was perfect for my friend and I who are inexperienced hikers. We had a lot of fun. It was not difficult at all. We went farther on the hike past the falls and it was well worth the sore legs the next day.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fourth year to visit Fish Creek Falls. Amazing beauty every time, but slightly different because of the time of the season. Totally frozen exterior this time. Yet, could hear the water under the ice. I have only gone in the winter. Now I want to see it in the spring or summer or fall. Hopefully all three at some point... More 

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calgary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While you are there, be sure to read the uplifting story of how this park became public. In late July, it was hot and the park was relatively crowded so parking was not plentiful and we had to carry water with us, but the falls are lovely and the creak was fun to splash in. Would've made a lovely picnic... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very short trails, but pretty area with view of frozen falls. Lots of people with dogs on the trail, and got to watch some crazy ice climbers scale the falls, too. Need a car to get there from town.

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both times we were in Steamboat we've headed out to Fish Creek Falls. The first time we were able to hike in boots. Much more fresh snow this time, so it made for a great snow shoe

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Belton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the family on a short hike to Fish Creek falls and found a small slice of heaven at the end of the path!

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous waterfalls close to town and an easy walk. A little more challenging in winter but worth it. Ands it's free. Both lower and upper trails are good, that said, the upper trail is easier in the winter due to better footing.

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a few miles from downtown Steamboat you will find Fish Creek Canyon and the home of Fish Creek Falls. The falls are 200+ feet high and magnificent any time of year. Our crew went in early winter and loved the mix of ice and water that made for great photos. The falls are easy to get to by following... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

We walked up when there was a few feet of snow on the ground and it was snowing heavily. The walk is nice and the view was great.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

There are 2 possibilities - the rough track for the fit and adventurous and the paved overlook pathway suitable for wheel chair access. The overlook path was a gentle rise in elevation and suited us (older, not fit and from sea level!) despite the elevation. The falls are quite a long way off from the overlook but it was pleasant... More 

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