Box Canyon Waterfall & Park, Ouray

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Located along the famed Million Dollar Highway, Box Canyon Waterfall & Park features several trails and a suspension bridge that lead to an 87 m (285 ft) tall waterfall. Walking trails range from easy to moderate, and they all lead to different points where you can observe the falls, which roar with thousands of gallons of mountain runoff. The park, named a significant birding site by the National Audubon Society, is home to Colorado's largest population of black swift. The area also has picnic spots and gazebos with grills, as well as a visitor center with interpretive exhibits on the park's geology, history, and plant and animal life. Put Box Canyon Waterfall & Park and other Ouray attractions into our Ouray itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Nice....$4.00 entrance fee...Worth the 100 yard walk. Pretty cool in the bottom. Check out the sprayers on the cliffs as you drive in. They are for the ice climbing in the winter time!  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Box canyon falls is only a short hike from the entrance of the city park. A good stop for a short activity  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    If you are in the Ouray area, you need to go to Box Canyon. We went with no expectations other than a pretty picnic spot with kids - happily surprised to find it such an impressive natural wonder. if ...  more »

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