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Calypso Cascades

What a great hike! There was not many people there, its a bit out of the way but well worth your... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lisa J
,
Plant City, Florida
via mobile
A wonderful hike to the falls with river much of the way

We really enjoy going to the falls, especially in late May or June when the snow melts and it has... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
WJD_CO
,
Longmont, Colorado
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Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great hike! There was not many people there, its a bit out of the way but well worth your trip. The river runs most of the way up the trail with several places to stop and take great pictures. It's not a flat...More

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We really enjoy going to the falls, especially in late May or June when the snow melts and it has greater flow. This is a beautiful hike in the Wild Basin area. Can be crowded in summer, but if you can find parking and have...More

1  Thank WJD_CO
Reviewed 13 August 2016

About 0.3 miles into this 2 mile one way, hike you encounter Copeland Falls (add some mileage to the posted 1.7 because you will want to keep leaving the trail to get closer to water). For almost the entire remaining distance to Calypso Cascades you...More

3  Thank IA-CS-guy
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is a great trail if you have kiddos and are not an adventurous hiker. The trail passes a few falls on the way to Calypso Cascades (3.5 miles). The hike is beautiful. Get there early if you want to get a parking spot!

1  Thank TX_Michi
Reviewed 31 July 2016

A well travelled hike with lots of shade for warm days - beautiful scenery and (of course) waterfalls!

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

For a 1.8 mile hike (one way), the scenery is beautiful. The trail is well marked and easily identifiable. There is a steady climb uphill, all the way to Cascade Falls. My almost 70 year old mom was able to do the hike; slowly, but...More

Thank blue_tater
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This was a great milestone along the way to Ouzel Falls. For those who are able to park close and want a quick hike (walk) to a waterfall this may be a good option. Great for families and people of all ages to get to...More

Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 21 July 2016

On the way to Ouzel Falls is Calypso Cascades. I think the difference has to do with the "free fall" of the water. Calypso is actually a more interesting water feature feature to many and makes it a short trip

Thank David B
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This was the prettiest hike from start to finish on our visit. It was along the trail almost the entire way. There mini cascades and beautiful views the whole way. Traveling on past the cascade to Ouzel Falls is well worth it also. The earlier...More

Thank MTuck
Reviewed 7 July 2016

THe hike is in a less used part of the park which is great. The elevation gain is not to much and the trail is in the trees. The cascades are really pretty.

Thank Campermom68
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