Fish Creek Falls, Steamboat Springs

Take in the mountain scenery at Fish Creek Falls, which features an 85 m (280 ft) waterfall with clear alpine water. The site is suitable for hikers of all levels and abilities; you will find a number of hiking paths, which provide equally picturesque views. The waterfall is also accessible for wheelchair users via a paved overlook trail. Put Fish Creek Falls at the forefront of your travel plans using our Steamboat Springs trip planning website .
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  • October 4, 2017
    Easy hike to stunning views of the falls and creek. The hike “up” to the viewing area is paved and very nice, but we most enjoyed the hike down to the bridge at the base of the falls. A “must do” when...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    A good easy hike for some really good views of the falls. Parking can be a bit challenging but it's worth the effort.  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    This is a nice hike up to the second falls area You will do some climbing, but overall easy. This is not a trail to hike in flip flops (Yup - we saw someone, and she ended up turning around). We went ...  more »

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