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Box Canyon Waterfall & Park

County Road 361, Ouray, CO 81427-0001
+1 970-325-7080
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Must see and do

Highly recommended to stop and see. Hike up to the top as well as climb down the stairs to the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
erink841
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Sandusky,
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Well worth the small admission fee

A dramatic surprise after a short walk. Take a break on your trip and see this work of art by... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
paulwilj
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Waterfalls cascade through canyon walls at this park near Ouray.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“box canyon” (90 reviews)
“short hike” (39 reviews)
“upper trail” (16 reviews)
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County Road 361, Ouray, CO 81427-0001
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+1 970-325-7080
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Highly recommended to stop and see. Hike up to the top as well as climb down the stairs to the bottom. Does not disappoint

Thank erink841
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A dramatic surprise after a short walk. Take a break on your trip and see this work of art by Mother Nature. When you are done go to Ouray Brewery in town and sit on the open patio on the 3rd door for a great...More

Thank paulwilj
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect place to good especially when it starts to warm up mid day. Beautiful scenery, cute little animals to see, and a cool spot underground to enjoy. It's amazing to see what water can carve out of stone.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our trip to box canyon very much. A fairly easy climb . It was very interesting . Would appeal to young and old alike

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked to this gorgeous waterfall our first day in Ouray. This is a waterfall on the edge of town in Ouray, we were able to walk from our hotel (Ouray Inn) in about 10 minutes. As someone who in the last year of my...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing. One of my favorite things about Ouray is Box Canyon, and here you can see the falls up close! I've been several times now, and the best time to go is summer. The first time I went the water was very...More

Thank tripcasey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This waterfall is right on the edge of town, we had easy parking right by the entrance but you can park in town and walk up to it. There is a small fee per person to enter the park, we were a group of 6,...More

Thank janillest
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked out of our room at the Ouray Victorian Inn and hiked the short distance to the falls. You must go to the top where there is a suspension bridge overlooking the to9wn of Ouray. It's a beautiful hike.

Thank rhoffer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lower trail to the bottom of the falls is very simple and short, only 500 feet! There are stairs at the end of it that allow you to go down to the canyon floor, but you can see the falls easily without going down....More

Thank lbrachle
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great quick hike with a big pay off. Our kids loved it. The extra hike to the high pass bridge is also not too hard and offers a nice overlook of the town.

Thank Tim B
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Amanda A
21 June 2018|
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Response from shadowjwhj | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, we seen people with fur baby's there
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AerieApocalypse
21 July 2017|
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We only spent 1 night, and did the hike to Box Canyon Falls the morning we checked out.
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jandjlong
4 May 2017|
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Response from awayfarinstranger | Reviewed this property |
RV probably would have trouble in the lot immediately next to the visitors center where you buy tickets. There are many places in town to park RVs and you can walk to Box Canyon via the perimeter trail or city streets and... More
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