Every spring, snow melts in the Centennial State, forcing water down the mountains and feeding the state’s waterfalls. These nine waterfalls are best visited during late spring or early summer when they are the fullest. From massive free-flowing waterfalls to gorgeous cascading falls, waterfalls are found throughout the state. Take a waterfall hike or view them from a scenic overlook. No matter where you are in Colorado, there is sure to be a waterfall flowing near you. Explore the state this summer by visiting these 9 best waterfalls in Colorado.
1. Bridal Veil Falls
This list kicks off with the tallest waterfall in the Centennial State, Bridal Veil Falls. At 365 feet, this waterfall, located outside of the town of Telluride, is the tallest free-falling waterfall in the state, so it boasts dramatic views. To view this waterfall, you can either take a hike or drive near the canyon at the bottom of the falls. One of the most popular hikes around Bridal Veil Falls is a moderate trek that leads to the top of the falls.