Whoever said waterfalls are best seen during the spring and summer obviously never visited these fantastic falls outside the Mile High City during the winter months. While many of Colorado’s most spectacular cascades are hidden in the recesses of our state and national parks, there are some wonderful frozen falls accessible just outside the metro area and even a couple that many residents drive by every day. Grab your camera and your curiosity and hunt down these ten best frozen waterfalls near Denver!

Have you ever been to any of these amazing frozen waterfalls in Colorado? If so, what did you think? They are so spectacular, they simply must be seen to be believed!

In search of more of Mother Nature’s healing powers? Add the 7 Best Natural Wonders Around Denver to your bucket list immediately!

If you want to learn more about waterfalls, check out this video which explains just exactly how they freeze:


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Let’s go for an easy hike in a winter wonderland! In our post, 6 Easy Winter Wonderland Hikes Near Denver Anyone Can Do, you can start planning out your treks at places like Roxborough State Park, Lair O’ The Bear Park, and St. Mary’s Glacier, among others.

Where can I go snow tubing near Denver?

If you enjoy snow tubing then you will love the hill at Frisco Adventure Park which has six runs complete with bumps to make your ride interesting. 

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