These 9 Breathtaking Waterfalls Are Hiding Near Denver

The secret’s out! There are some surprisingly spectacular waterfalls hidden in the nooks and crannies of Colorado’s state and national parks, just outside our Mile High City. Most require a little extra effort and curiosity to reach, but it is well worth the final reward. Many of the hikes also afford the opportunity to explore beyond the falls to pristine lakes, wildflower-filled meadows, creeks and cascades, alpine forests, and surrounding mountain peaks. These 9 hidden waterfalls near Denver will take your breath away!

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There are tons of waterfalls hiding in the mountains and valleys just outside of Denver! Share some of your favorite hidden waterfalls near Denver in the comments.

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