Greetings, and welcome to the wet and wild world of Colorado waterfalls! You’ll travel through a variety of ecosystems, hike the grasslands and prairies, climb gentle foothills, meander through montane forests, reach lofty heights in subalpine zones, and top out on mountain vistas. Along the way, you’ll take in views of high summits and crystal lakes, wander across desert canyons and through dense, dark forests, and cross rushing rivers and babbling creeks. You’ll enjoy the sights and smells of the Rocky Mountain maple, Colorado blue spruce, and ponderosa pine. Douglas fir, Engelmann spruce, lodgepole pine, cottonwood, and aspen trees rise above you on the trails; while sagebrush, juniper, willow, prickly pear cactus, and Mormon tea lie below, at your feet. You’ll hear the sounds of the Colorado wilderness: the whir of the hummingbird, rat-a-tat of the woodpecker, gobble of the wild turkey, chirp of the lark bunting, clicks and clucks of the ptarmigan, and descending warble of the cany
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