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“Worth the energy to go to the top!”
Review of Fish Creek Falls

Fish Creek Falls
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Peoria, Arizona
Level 6 Contributor
163 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Worth the energy to go to the top!”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

Lower falls and upper falls to see and jump in if you are brave! 2.5 mile hike to the upper falls. You gain @ 2000 elevation so up means UP! Allow time to catch your breath and enjoy the views along the way. Take plenty of water and a good snack or lunch. We welcomed the chilly water of the upper falls by the time our hot feet and tired joints reached the top. No better way to refresh than to take a dip and then lay down on the warm rocks to dry off. Great lunch spot! Leaves are beginning to turn and the hike down ...the same path is a whole different view! Very shaded path and mostly protected from direct sun. Your second welcomed dip in the water for your feet and knees is on the way down at the lower falls. Allow 4-5 hours. A great way to start the day!

Visited September 2013
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Westminster, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
136 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“A Rewarding Hike”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

We enjoyed our hike up to the top of the falls. We were glad that we brought plenty of water and had suntan lotion on this sunny and warm day in August. We encountered many people on the trail, and the were all friendly and happy to be see fellow hikers. The hike up the switchbacks is moderately challenging and not for the out of shape who can stay below and enjoy the view up the waterfall. We were glad that we got all the way to the top of the falls, and we can see why this is one of the most popular attractions in Steamboat Springs.

Visited August 2013
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“excellent hike”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

worth every minute of the hike. very accessible for everyone so don't hesitate to take it on. The scenery is great!!!

Visited July 2013
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Denver, Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Gorgeous”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Everyone tells you to go to Fish Creek Falls when you're in Steamboat Springs and they are right...gorgeous!

Visited September 2013
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Denver, CO
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best of...”
Reviewed August 31, 2013

We went on a cloudy day in late morning in August which was perfect timing. It wasn't too hot, and we didn't have to worry about sunburn although we did have sunscreen on. The water was clear and cold. Hike difficulty varies depending upon your abilities. Take plenty of water, sunscreen and good shoes that grip when wet. It's easy to spend a lot of time here. Take cash to pay the park fee. It's worth every penny!!!

Visited August 2013
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