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Copeland Falls

Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Nice little double falls, but don't quit yet

After a previous day of hiking already, we planned on just seeing Copeland Falls before leaving... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Never expected water in a woods to be so cool.

I highly recommend this hike. It is perfect because you get a great view of nature up close and it... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Hinsdale, Illinois
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Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a previous day of hiking already, we planned on just seeing Copeland Falls before leaving RMNP. When we got there, we decided to keep walking to Calypso Cascades also. The hike to Copeland is very flat for being in the mountains, and very short-...More

2  Thank RFLivonia
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I highly recommend this hike. It is perfect because you get a great view of nature up close and it doesn't require a tremendous hike. Ouzel Falls is one of the coolest things I have ever seen in a forest.

Thank boone5
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Very short side trip on the way to Quzel Falls, especially if you haven't adjusted to the altitude. Recommend doing this stop on the way up to Quzel Falls.

Thank NSP9454
Reviewed 4 July 2016

My husband, 3 year old daughter, and I walked from the Wild Basin parking lot area to Copeland Falls during our vacation in Rocky Mountain Natl Park. you have to go into the park in the Wild Basin area and drive down a bumpy road...More

Thank LisaPunk01
Reviewed 2 July 2016

This is such a gentle hike that in spite of the altitude most people will be able to handle it. I recommend it to friends with children because of the creek, the chipmunks, lots of places to rock climb and play in tithe water.

Thank Rosesonata
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I would place this as a destination for those that cannot sustain a long hike and would like to take in a bit of nature. These falls on the North St. Vrain Creek are not awe inspiring, rather they are wide and not too terribly...More

Thank Colo-Mtn-Hiker
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We were heading for Ouzel Falls but chose to turn around at Copeland Falls due to bad weather. If Copeland is your actual destination, you might be disappointed. The falls are not all that impressive, even with spring runoff. The advantage is that it is...More

Thank onbelay66
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I'm going to combine these two incredible falls ~ Hidden Falls is best enjoyed during the winter months as it is a mere trickle of water at any other time. Hidden Falls is a destination for all who enjoy ice climbing (85' column of ice)....More

Thank bdawgwrangler
Reviewed 18 October 2015

we came to realize that the .3 mile hike had turned into an uphill never ending hike until we ran into other hikers who said that they had seen 3 waterfalls. we abruptly turned around having known that one of the falls was a considerable...More

1  Thank kenmkboy
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We have done this very short hike a couple times. Nice stretch of the legs and a good acclimating walk in Rocky Mountain National Park. The falls are beautiful and the walk is very easy less than a mile in and out. Also basically no...More

Thank jeffrey w
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