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Placer Creek Falls

(nr Hopewell Lake NM) Along my route north was said to be Placer Creek Falls, a pretty double-drop waterfall. It was near Hopewell Lake, and a short way off the highway down a gravel road; which was gated and closed for elk calving season. Fortunately, hiking in was still allowed. Since the creek was only […]

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North Clear Creek Falls

Clear Creek Falls

(nr Creede CO) North Clear Creek Falls A short drive off the main highway took me to the parking lot and restrooms for the north falls. Some signage explained the history of the falls and area. It appeared to be a popular stop. The drop measured around 100ft, and was pretty impressive. There were several […]

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Whitmore Falls

Whitmore Falls

(nr Lake City CO) I rode my bike about two miles further past the ghosttown of Capitol City to see Whitmore Falls. While not as well known, it was worth the short hike off the road. A path lead down a slope with some steps, then out onto a ledge and an observation deck. Henson […]

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