Browns Creek Waterfall

Quick Info

Distance:
6.2 Miles
Route Type:
Out & Back
Nearest Town:
Nathrop, Colorado
Elevation Climb:
941 ft. Elevation Gain
Difficulty Rating:
Approachable
View Rating:
5
Distance:
6.2 Miles
Route Type:
Out & Back
Nearest Town:
Nathrop, Colorado
Elevation Climb:
941 ft. Elevation Gain
Difficulty Rating:
Approachable
View Rating:
5

This hike was stunningly beautiful from start to finish – including the incredible drive in. Plus it has everything: views, fall colors and a waterfall! The first 1.5 miles are a little steep and rocky at times but there are tons of viewpoints to stop at and catch your breath. Beyond that, it’s a fairly easy walk through the woods to the falls. You’re following Browns Creek for most of the trail with a few fun bridges and trout sightings. 

The trail is well maintained, easy to follow and an absolutely must when you’re down near Buena Vista or Salida!

Kylie Bearse

Kylie Bearse

When I’m not exploring the trails, I’m a Meteorologist! You can see me every weekday morning on Fox31 KDVR from 4:30-10am! Have a weather question? Don’t hesitate to ask!

Kylie Bearse

Kylie Bearse

When I’m not exploring the trails, I’m a Meteorologist! You can see me every weekday morning on Fox31 KDVR from 4:30-10am! Have a weather question? Don’t hesitate to ask!

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Kylie Bearse

Kylie Bearse

When I’m not exploring the trails, I’m a Meteorologist! You can see me every weekday morning on Fox31 KDVR from 4:30-10am! Have a weather question? Don’t hesitate to ask!

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