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Florence Falls

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0.8 Miles 1.2 Kilometers

 

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121' 37 m

Ascent

0' 0 m

Descent

4,853' 1,479 m

High

4,732' 1,442 m

Low

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

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This short spur trail off of the Gunsight Pass trail takes you to a tall, wonderful cascade.

Jake Bramante

Overview

Bring bear spray
Features: Waterfall
Dogs: No Dogs

Runner Notes

Can be a little overgrown, but doable.

Description

This trail takes off from the Gunsight Pass trail and travels a mostly level 0.8 miles through the trees and up to the falls. The undergrowth is thimbleberries and can be a bit overwhelming, but the trail is maintained, so you don't have to deal with downfall. It's a great side trip on the way to Gunsight Lake. The waterfall itself is a fantastic cascade that is intricate and beautiful as it flows over the terraced shelf.

While many will do this as a spur off of a backpack, it can be done as a nice day trip that will be a little over 10 miles.

Flora & Fauna

Forest flowers such as arnica, but the real star is the waterfall.

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