7 Breathtakingly Beautiful Colorado Waterfalls
The majesty of Colorado's snow-capped mountains is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to soaking in all of the beauty and splendor that can be found in the centennial state.
Colorado Is Filled With Gorgeous Waterfalls
Colorado is home to no less than 81 named waterfalls. Countless other waterfalls that are unnamed can be found in the state, often tucked away off the beaten path.
Some of Colorado's waterfalls are easily accessible and viewed by many. Others are hidden away with more challenging accessible and seen by few.
Must-See Waterfalls In Colorado
To pick out the absolute most beautiful waterfalls in Colorado would be challenging to say the least. But, what we can do is pick out some of the best to get you started.
Located in the San Juan Mountains about 15 miles northeast of Pagosa Springs.
Box Canyon Falls
An 85-foot waterfall is located on the edge of Ouray with trails, picnic spots, and a visitor center.
North Clear Creek Falls
A 100-foot waterfall in the Rio Grande National Forest in southwestern Colorado.
A waterfall that is very near to Great Sand Dunes National Park in Alamosa County.
Bridal Veil Falls
Located near Telluride, at 356 feet, it's the tallest free-falling waterfall in Colorado.
Not one but three waterfalls cascade down from 70 feet making this an extremely popular western Colorado destination northeast of Rifle.
Everybody talks about the lake east of Glenwood Springs - which is cool- but the waterfall is worth the hike.