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Box Canyon Waterfall & Park

County Road 361, Ouray, CO
+1 970-325-7080
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thrilling experience

This short hike was an easy one and so awesome to see and hear nature in its powerful glory. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
St. Augustine, Florida
.In town attraction, worth seeing

Not difficult, but there are stairs. Short walk to falls, and two trails you can walk. Clean... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Woodland Park, Colorado
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Waterfalls cascade through canyon walls at this park near Ouray.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“box canyon” (81 reviews)
“short hike” (30 reviews)
County Road 361, Ouray, CO
+1 970-325-7080
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This short hike was an easy one and so awesome to see and hear nature in its powerful glory. The information signs along the way explained enhanced our experience.

Thank carolj456
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not difficult, but there are stairs. Short walk to falls, and two trails you can walk. Clean bathroom, and info inside

Thank Karen241
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ouray history here and a great waterfall. Nice nature walk also. We did not do the highbridge trail but looked awesome!

Thank Susie K
Reviewed 3 days ago

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!

Thank cchilders17
Reviewed 3 days ago

Box canyon falls is only a short hike from the entrance of the city park. A good stop for a short activity

Thank rob0603
Reviewed 3 days ago

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 you do all three "walks" in...More

Thank jstwil
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The waterfall was really pretty, but it's a long drive from Durango. We were hoping there would be more to do once we got there.

Thank Courtney J
Reviewed 6 days ago

While driving through Ouray we met another couple at one of the overlooks, who suggested we go see Box Canyon Falls. They had just been there and thought it was a must-see. So, we did. It was very beautiful. Thinking about all the years it...More

Thank JoanieLong
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family (myself, wife, 8 year old son, 3 year old daughter) visited Box Canyon Waterfall and Park. The cost was $10 which was a great value. We made the short walk to the waterfall, the sound of the water is awesome in the canyon....More

3  Thank Joseph J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Though it was just my wife and I, we saw many young children making the hike. It is short enough for them to manage but the falls are still beautiful. The nature hike around the property was also pleasant.

Thank emakovsky
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21 July 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
We only spent 1 night, and did the hike to Box Canyon Falls the morning we checked out.
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
Ryan F
11 September 2016|
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Response from much2honest | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do. I don't recall the amount but it wasn't substantial. Just a few dollars and completely worth it!