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Box Canyon Waterfall & Park, Ouray

(4.6/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
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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  • It is located just a few miles out of Ouray, Colorado on the "million dollar highway" toward Silverton, CO. The road is very curvy and narrow with very deep drop offs next to it so some might not like...  more »
  • We didn't know what to expect. We saw this on Trip Advisor and drive up to it this morning. It was worth the effort and time! If you are in Ouray, visit the falls. 
  • We had been told about box Canyon by friends. Do not miss it when you are close to Ouray. The grounds are lovely and the you are able to go down the catwalk into the canyon and feel the spray of the f...  more »