Chasm Falls near Old Fall River Road, Rocky Mountain National Park, near Estes Park, Colorado

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Richard Ryer on September 4, 2008

Greetings Austin, Saw this tag and had to take a look. I don't think I have ever seen this falls. We generally stay away from Fall River Road because it is so heavily traveled. Just may have to go and take a look. Very pretty.

Cheers,

Rich

© Tom Cooper on September 4, 2008

Thanks, Rich. I read somewhere that this is the only true waterfall in the eastern part of the park; the rest are all cascades.

I think it's one of my better waterfall shots.

Austin

© Tom Cooper on March 3, 2009

Thanks, BdM. There can't be more than 20 feet (about 6 meters) total drop.

BWS's ghost on March 4, 2009

nice shot of a twisty waterfall there, austin! i like those kinds of falls more than the straight drops, except when they're humongous straight drops!

© Tom Cooper on March 5, 2009

Thanks, brian schaller. I have another (albeit somewhat smaller) "twisty" waterfall here.

Draken on March 16, 2009

Excellent work. Makes me wonder if you were on a bridge or standing in the water.

© Tom Cooper on March 16, 2009

Thanks, Draken.

There is a narrow gourge with steep sides. The base of the gourge turned somewhat away to my left, and I was on the side of the gourge so that I was at the same level and facing directly at the waterfall. There is a steep, one-way gravel road known as the Old Fall River Road, and this fall is only a very short distance from the road.

Austin

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Photo taken in Rocky Mountain National Park, Old Fall River Road, Estes Park, CO 80517, USA
Chasm Falls

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