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North Clear Creek Falls, Creede

Geologic Formation · Waterfall
North Clear Creek Falls is a waterfall in Hinsdale County, Colorado, located within the Rio Grande National Forest. North Clear Creek is a tributary of the Rio Grande. The waterfall flows over a deck of Nelson Mountain tuff, solidified ash from a volcano in the San Juan volcanic field that erupted about 27 million years ago.
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TripAdvisor traveler rating 5.0
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  • If you're driving through this area, you have to make this stop. It's a quick walk from the parking lot to the waterfall viewing area and this waterfall is impressive!  more »
  • What a beautiful waterfall and completely unexpected given the surrounding area. I gave only 4 stars because I feel the forest service could maintain the area a little better by cutting down dead...  more »
  • Holy waterfall, Batman! Definitely in Colorado's top five. Easy, paved 0.3 mile walk to overlook. Has simple bathrooms.
  • Short walk from the parking lot a paved path handicap accessible. Public bathroom available

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