This 1/2-Mile Trail In Colorado Leads To One Of The State's Best Waterfalls
Are you looking for an extraordinary hike with an epic payout? Lucky for you, you live in Colorado, which is home to more of these than one can count! If you are looking for a beautiful hike complete with one of the state’s best waterfalls, however, you will want to take this 1/2-mile trail to Box Canyon Falls:
Located in Ouray, Box Canyon Falls (or "Ouray's own wonder of the world") is an incredible natural phenomenon that is also deemed a geologic wonder.
Boasting an amazing 285-foot drop, Box Canyon Falls is fed by the overhead Canyon Creek, which narrows and spills thousands of gallons of water per minute over the side of rock walls.
While water spilling over the side of rocky walls may not sound too unique, Box Canyon Falls houses a narrow quartzite canyon that is 100-feet taller than the waterfall itself, making for a sight that must be seen to be appreciated.
In addition to the waterfall itself, the 1/2-mile hike features beautiful trees, foliage, and wildlife.
Can you see why Box Canyon Falls is considered Ouray's greatest wonder?
Admission to Box Canyon Falls is $3 for children (ages 4 to 17), $5 for adults (ages 18 to 62), and $4 for seniors (ages 62 to 74).
To learn more about Box Canyon Falls - and other things to see and do in the area - please visit the City of Ouray's
Box Canyon Falls can be found south of Ouray on CR361 (just off Highway 550) and is open every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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Box Canyon, Colorado 81432, USA