off road driving
5 days ago

Passed this while going to Ouzel Falls. This was a beautiful place to see how water creates it's own path. With little experience took us a little while to get there, but worth our time.

Beautiful trail! Limited parking available. The trail starts with a good jaunt uphill to get the heart going and becomes increasingly beautiful as you approach the cascades.

hiking
3 months ago

snowshoeing
7 months ago

Beautiful.The waterfalls are an amazing feature.

Beautiful trail, well marked with scenes galore. Advise at least 1 hiking pole for anyone with balance issues to maneuver around natural steps. Very quiet trail with lots of options to connect to other trails.

hiking
11 months ago

The directions under the "Getting There" tab are to the Wild Basin TH. The title and the track shown on the map are from the Allenspark TH, which is the trail we took. Highway 7 to Allenspark, turn right/north just before the post office onto County Road 90, left on S Skinner Rd, right on Meadow Mountain Dr to the well-signed TH with very limited parking. A trail crew was repairing the damaged section of the trail when we went by. The rest of the trail is in great shape. We are slow, old fogeys and hiked to Calypso Cascades in less than two hours. We did not continue to Ouzel Falls due to threatening weather. The trail from Wild Basin TH is shorter with substantially less elevation gain, but I have not hiked it. The trail from Wild Bain TH is also more heavily used. The trail from Allenspark is closed to horses until the repairs are completed.

Beautiful! Whew, a hike to get there since we started late and so had an extra 1.5 miles to hike since the parking lots were full. Who knew? Still the hike was worth it with rushing water all the way.