Guffey Falls

Colorado Springs, Colorado 80977

Guffey Falls

Guffey Falls Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This two-tiered display falls gently through a slotted crevice amid granite blocks, spilling its waters into a round and placid punchbowl in Paradise Cove. Tucked just off the road in Guffey Gorge and fed by West Fourmile Creek, “Guffey Falls” is a diminutive treasure in a magical setting.

Follow the trail north over a low rise and down a few short switchbacks. Go through the gate and close it behind you. Cross West Fourmile Creek three times, first on boulders, then on a small bridge, and then on boulders again as you enter Guffey Gorge. Hike uphill to the trail’s high point before dropping down some steep, loose switchbacks. The falls and swimming hole will appear in a cove to your right."

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Trail Information

Colorado Springs
Nearby City
0.8
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
1 hour
Duration
Year-round
Season
8,190 feet
Trailhead Elevation
8,090 feet
Top Elevation
Waterfalls
Features
Bureau of Land Management– Royal Gorge Field Office, (719) 269-8500, www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/rgfo.html
Local Contacts
DeLorme Colorado Atlas & Gazetteer: Page 61 C8; USGS Colorado Quad Map: Wrights Reservoir
Local Maps

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Dec 2018