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Bridal Veil Falls

Bridal Veil Falls Trail Estes Park Larimer County


Roundtrip Length - 6 Miles

"This is not the first nor the last waterfall to choose the name Bridal Veil but it is certainly one of the most awesome to fit that description. A landmark in itself, historic McGraw Ranch, now a park research center, is where you begin this relatively moderate hike through meadow and forest. Home to bluebirds, robins, and the colorful Western Tanager along with countless other birder favorites, this is peaceful journey along a  wild flower decorated path. Falcons are often seen patrolling near the bordering high rocks to the north. June and early July are my favorite months here when the wildlife is active and most of all, when the water is high and flowing dramatically over the rocks which you will find after a final moderate worthwhile scramble to this inspirational destination. Be sure to stay for a while to cleanse your spirit. As with all memorable hikes, remember to leave no trace except for your good vibes.   As you observe, don’t forget to watch for the amazing diving American Dipper birds featured in our film “Nature of the Beasts”."  Nick Molle

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