Hike to Bridal Veil Falls in Telluride

2.4 Miles Round Trip - 850 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

Pandora Mill Parking - Search Nearby - Added by Jason Hatfield

Hike to the tallest free-falling waterfall in Colorado at a stunning 365 ft in length.

Park at the Pandora Mill just east of Telluride and lace up your footwear of choice. At 1.2 miles to the base of the falls with 850 feet of gain, this can make for a great thigh burning hike or run. The trail is a gravel road that eventually passes a gate to further trails up the Bridal Veil Basin.

Photographing this falls can be extremely difficult at the base due to the heavy mist and the best angles are along the road. The power plant at the top of the falls is private and not open for visitors.

Tags

Photography
Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Scenic
Waterfall

Details

2.4 Miles
850 ft elevation gain
Out-and-Back Trail

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loved it

This hike was a must in Telluride and the Falls were amazing

MASSIVE

The waterfall feels absolutely gigantic in person. The house on the top is a unique addition that is unlike anything I've ever seen before. If in Telluride, this is a must!

Must do if in Telluride

Our pup loved this hike. It has decent elevation gain and creeks flowing down the mountain as you hike up are also awesome! I will definitely be back.