Hike to St. Mary's Falls

Colorado St. Mary's Falls Trailhead

  • Activities:

    Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Intermediate

  • Season:

    Year Round

  • Trail Type:

    Out-and-Back

  • RT Distance:

    3.2 Miles

Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Forest
Waterfall

A great workout with a waterfall at the end, and scenic views.

From the parking area, follow the trail as it heads up towards the falls. The last mile, in particular, makes for a decent uphill challenge. This hike and waterfall are great for showing family and friends.

Photo Credit: mark byzewski

Pack List

  • Hiking boots
  • Water
  • Sun protection
  • Lunch or snacks
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This trail is off of a 15 mi dirt road. It was accessible until about 2 mi away from trailhead, then because extremely rough road. 4x4 access only, if that. Very beautiful drive, but long and without a trail to hike since my SUV was not going to make the final 2 miles. Disappointed.

6 months ago
6 months ago

This hike is pretty cool! Very easy and accessible for all ages.

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

Many different trails to hike. Dog friendly. Overall a wonderful hiking experience!

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

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