Chaffee County Colorado Agnes Vaille Falls 

Short hike with interpretive signs that ends at a spectacular waterfall.

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Author: Chaffee County Colorado
Date: 22 May 2007 3:32:23 PM
Activity: Hiking
State: Colorado (CO)
Distance: 0.47 mi  (Change units)
Survey Elevation: Total Gain: 499 ft
Total Loss: 6 ft
Net Change: 492 ft
Difficulty: 5 / 10
Tags: Colorado, Nathrop
Rating: Unrated   Rate it

Agnes Vaille Falls is a short trail located on County Road 162 approximately 8 miles west of Hwy 285 at Nathrop. The trail is 1/2 mile long with interpretive signs detailing local history along the way. At the end of the trail is a spectacular waterfall that flows down Cascade Canyon from the upper reaches of Mount Princeton. For more information please contact the San Isabel Ranger District office in Salida at 325 W. Hwy 50 or call 719-539-3591.

TO TRAILHEAD: From the town of Nathrop (south of Buena Vista and north of Salida on Hwy 285) take County Road 162 West into the Chalk Creek valley. You will pass the Mt Princeton Hot Springs along the way. The trailhead parking is just short of 9 miles from the Hwy 285 and CR 162 intersection. It is on the right hand side and is labeled with forest service signs. It is directly across the road from Chalk Lake Campground.

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Distance: 0.47 mi Points: 43
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Points of Interest


Location: 38.713741, -106.232811
Trailhead, Parking Lot

Agnes Vaille Falls trailhead sign

Location: 38.713707, -106.232933
The trailhead

The trail

Location: 38.715992, -106.233444
view along the trail

First Bench

Location: 38.716690, -106.233589
First Bench

Kiosk #2

Location: 38.717209, -106.233582
Kiosk #2

Agnes Vaille Falls

Location: 38.719662, -106.234688
the falls

Agnes Vaille Falls

Location: 38.719570, -106.234673
Photo of the falls


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