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Box Canyon Falls, CO

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Difficulty 1 of 5
Distance Round Trip 0.65 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,759 feet
Elevation Gain 160 feet
Accumulated Gain 200 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 1.65
Interest Seasonal Waterfall, Perennial Waterfall & Perennial Creek
Dogs not allowed
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Preferred   Sep, May, Jun, Oct
Sun  6:47am - 5:02pm
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Water
Nearby Area Water
Oak Creek
0.1 mi away
5.0 mi
1,600 ft
Middle Oak Canyon - Ouray
Middle Oak Canyon - Ouray
0.2 mi away
4.0 mi
900 ft
Ice Park Trail #196
Ice Park Trail #196
0.3 mi away
2.0 mi
437 ft
Million Dollar Highway
0.4 mi away
80.0 mi
Baby Bathtubs Trail
0.6 mi away
Lower Cascade Falls Trail
0.7 mi away
0.3 mi
92 ft
Upper Cascade Falls Trail #213
Upper Cascade Falls Trail #213
0.7 mi away
5.0 mi
1,750 ft
Cascade Creek - Uncompahgre
0.8 mi away
4.0 mi
1,600 ft
Portland Trail
0.9 mi away
3.5 mi
1,050 ft
Cascade and Portland Loop
0.9 mi away
6.0 mi
1,720 ft
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Box Canyon Falls is a 0.65 mile round trip hike with 200 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 33 miles south-southeast of Montrose Colorado. The trailhead is car accessible. September and May are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Overview: This short Box Canyon Falls along with the Lower Cascade Falls "in town" hikes are a MUST DO if visiting Ouray, Colorado.

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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    From Hwy 550(Main Street) in Ouray,CO: Turn west on 3rd Avenue and continue to end of street and beginning of Box Canyon Rd where you will see signs for TH parking and trail start;
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