Ouray’s Box Canyon Falls Made The List!

5 Water Falls in Colorado That You Must See This Summer

Box Canyon Falls

Box Canyon Falls in Ouray Colorado
Picture courtesy of www.OurayColorado.com

Box Canyon Falls plummets about 120 feet while being surrounded by a tower of quartz.  Which limits the amount of actual “falls” you see coming down, but the all the natural beauty of the park makes up for the loss.   The picture to the right is the course the water takes after leaving the falls.

The walls of the canyon are about 100 feet taller than the falls’ summit.   Below is a picture of Canyon Creek right before it turns into Box Canyon Falls.

 

Box Canyon Falls Ouray Colorado

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Box Canyon Park is about a ½-mile walk from Ouray Chalet Inn, if you are planning on driving will take about 5 minutes.  Park hours change seasonally so please check the Box Canon Falls website for exact hours during your visit.