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Box Canyon Falls
Box Canyon Falls

Box Canyon is a box canyon in Ouray County, Colorado, United States. It was founded as a mining camp and helped the city of Ouray establish itself as a permanent community. Box Canyon is home to Box Canyon Falls, a 285 feet (87 m) waterfall, with quartzite walls that extend almost one hundred feet past the falls. Access to the canyon is through a short, 500 feet (150 m) foot trail to the base of the falls or a steep trail leading to the top of the falls. A fee is required to use the trails to the canyon.

Coordinates: 38°01′06″N 107°40′44″W / 38.01833°N 107.67889°W / 38.01833; -107.67889

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