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“Gorgeous!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fish Creek Falls

Fish Creek Falls
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Louisville, KY
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120 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Gorgeous!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2011

This hike can please anyone from a youngster to a seasoned hiker. Park in the upper lot if you can. If not, it's a short (1/2 mi?) stroll to the start. It takes no more than 5 minutes to hike to the first falls. There is a bridge offering great views. Light hiking shoes would be perfect for the rest of the hike. It was a bit muddy up by the second bridge. It takes about an hour to hike to the second bridge/falls. Parts are somewhat steep but not difficult at all. The path is very well marked and well traveled. The view of the falls up top was stunning and so very well worth the trek. Bring a snack to eat at the bridge. From there, I tried to make it to the lake (5mi) but after another mile or so there was snow on the path and I elected to turn around. The trek down took about 30-40 minutes-stopping to take photos. Have fun!

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English first
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35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Stunning Views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2011

Nice hike, we even brought our 2 and 5 year olds. Very enjoyable hike!!

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Chadron, Nebraska
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“The falls are a great photo-opp and even romantic.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2011

My boyfriend and I arrived at the falls after a snow, so everything was melting. The pathway to the falls was soggy, but well worth it. It was an easy hike, and hike is a strong word here to use, to the lower viewing area. The waterfall is gorgeous and it makes a good place to take pictures together with that amazing backdrop. $5 is definitely a good bargain for this stop. We were not able to go to the upper viewing area because it was snow-logged.

Visited May 2011
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Denver
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47 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
“Easy hike on paved path”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2010

Sort walk to great views. If you want to hike to the base, it takes a bit more. Very pretty falls.

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Webster, NY
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Paths were great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2009

Well thought out trails for all abilities. Wheel chair could get to the overlook of the falls. Breathtaking. A must to see. $5.00 to get in but federal access card can be used.

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