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    Adams Falls Loop

    Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
    Elevation Gain113ft
    Trailhead Elevation8,501ft
    Elevation Min/Max8453/8501ft
    Elevation Start/End8501/8501ft

    Adams Falls Loop

    Adams Falls Loop is a hiking trail in Grand County, Colorado. It is within Rocky Mountain National Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 8,501 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 113 feet. The trail ends near the Adams Falls viewpoint. There are also a cliff and information guideposts near the end of the trail. This trail connects with the following: East Inlet Trail.

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    The best 3/10 of a mile hike anywhere. A must see if your in Grand Lake
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    Kent Dannen
    "This is likely the most popular hike in the Grand Lake vicinity. East Inlet is at the West Portal, confusing to those uninitiated to water demands in Colorado. The inlet is where a creek enters the east side of Grand Lake; the West Portal of Adams Tunnel reverses the flow to east of the Continental Divide. You will not encounter this confusion again, so just ignore it. Adams Falls is an easy stroll along the initial stretch of the East Inlet Trail. Lucky coincidence oriented the falls so that the spray of falling water often refracts rainbows in sunny weather. To see a rainbow, orient yourself to view the falls with the sun at your back." Read more

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    Rocky Mountain National Park
    Nearby City
    Rocky Mountain National Park
    Skill Level
    Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Office, 1000 US 36, Estes Park 80517; (970) 586-1242,
    Local Contacts
    USGS Shadow Mountain; Trails Illustrated Rocky Mountain National Park
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