Booth Falls

#2 of 315 trails in White River National Forest
Booth Falls is a 3.9 mile out and back trail located near Vail, CO that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible from June until August. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

3.9 miles 1666 feet Out & Back
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There are only a few parking spots at the trailhead, otherwise you can park at the Vail Mountain School parking lot just below and walk up.

Clayton Horney

12 Completed6 Reviews

Penny G.

Snow, ice and mud! A good workout with beautiful views!

Jenny Miller

1 Completed1 Reviews

This hike is gorgeous but pretty busy. Had to stop and catch our breath a few times as it is a steady incline to the falls. Its hard to be leisurely when there are people ahead of you and behind you, but the scenery makes it worth it - you go through aspens, evergreens, and open up to a valley before the falls. Forget parking here unless you are an early early bird! We found NO Parking signs everywhere and the closest parking lot (school) said no hiker parking allowed. At the beginning of the hike is a side spur that is perfect for sitting by the creek and relaxing, so a great place to finish.

Kirk Hamilton

2 Completed1 Reviews

Excellent moderate hike. We had trekking poles which are very helpful in places. Next time we will take a lunch and hike to the lake. You will need about 4 to 5 hours to really enjoy this hike to its fullest.

Emily Sears

8 Completed8 Reviews

Hike past the falls all the way to the lake- very worth it. Crowds thin out significantly after the falls. Very beautiful day hike.

Seth Souza

127 Completed17 Reviews

Way cool, worth it, quick elevation gain..I only had 2 hours to get up to the falls and problem..lots of cool outcrops to take good shots...water def low but still there, so beautiful out there

Brian Moore

1 Completed1 Reviews

Carol Avery

5 Completed6 Reviews

Crowded but the falls were beautiful. Watch a Slack Liner cross the waterfall. Amazing mountain and valley views! What's with all the dog poop bags left at the side of the trail?!

Mike Thompson

5 Completed4 Reviews

very fun

Sean O'Connor

2 Completed1 Reviews

Great hike - good workout. Falls and views are great