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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > Granby/Grand Lake Area

Quick Facts

Calypso Cascades Trail

Beginning Elevation: 8,500 Feet (2649.6 Meters)
Difficulty: Easy
Elevation Gain: 700 Feet (218.2 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 9,200 Feet (2867.8 Meters)
Length: 1.8 Miles (3.0 Kilometers)
TI Topo Maps: Rocky Mountain National Park, #200
Usage: Heavy

Satellite and Topo Map

General Description

This is a short, easy hike on the southeast side of the park. It leads from the Wild Basin Trailhead past Copeland Falls reaching the roaring Calypso Cascades.

Directions from Estes Park: Travel south on Hwy 7 to the turnoff to the Wild Basin Trailhead, between Meeker Park and Allenspark, to the west of the Highway. The Calypso Cascades Trail is located at the Wild Basin Trailhead.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Spring through Fall .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Hiking & Walking Calypso Cascades Trail
ICON Viewing Scenery Calypso Cascades

Related Activities
Wild Basin Picnic Ground - The Wild Basin Picnic Ground is located on the southeast side of the park, at the Wild Basin Trailhead. It has eight tables but no fire grates.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Grand Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, 928 Grand Avenue , Grand Lake, CO, 80447, Phone: 800-531-1019


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