About an hour’s drive from Telluride, Box Canyon Falls Park is totally worth the schlep, especially for its 285-foot Canyon Creek waterfall that plunges down a limestone slot canyon. That the waterfall is accessible by a hair-raising suspension bridge hovering over a gorge only makes the trip more deserving. Colorado scientists note that the waterfall gushes thousands of gallons per minute, so BYO poncho if you don’t want to leave soaked.

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