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Seven Falls - Colorado Springs, Colorado
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US
N 38° 46.876 W 104° 52.786
13S E 510442 N 4292511
Quick Description: Seven Falls is a set of seven small falls that make one big falls.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 5/31/2009 2:10:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM6GEZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 17

Long Description:
The falls are a popular tourist destination. There is an entry fee to get into the park, and you can get the specific times and prices at (visit link)

You may also read more information at wikipedia (visit link) .

There is a raised viewing area across from the falls that is accessable by elevator or stairs. There are also stairs going up the side of the falls. The stairs are closed in inclement weather.

The sign on site tells us this:

At Seven Falls, South Cheyanne Creek cascades 181 feet down the face of the granite cliff, forming seven distinct waterfalls.

Seven Falls (as a whole) -
- Nmaed for it's seven separate falls
- categorized as a tiered waterfall, with the length broken into smaller distinct falls

1) Ramona Falls
- Named for Helen Hunt Jackson's novel Ramona
- categorized at a fan waterfall staying in contact with the underlying rock flowing smoothly

2) Feather Falls
- Named for it's appearance
- categorized as a cascade falls that flows at angle over granite

3) Bridal Veil Falls
- Named for it's appearance
-categorized as a horsetail falls that sprays outward, as it descends the rock face, then drops into a punchbowl - a deep pool

4) Shorty Falls
- Named for it's short drop
-categorized as a plunge waterfall as the water free falls without coming into contact with the underlying rock

5) Hull Falls
-names after the 1880's owner of Seven falls
-categorized as a horsetail waterfall, where the spraying water maintains some contact with the rock.

6) Weimer Falls
-named after the second owner of the falls
- also categorized as a horsetail waterfall

7) Hill Falls
- named for the current owners
- categorized as a fan waterfall that gets wider at the base of it's descent

Type: Tiered

Watercourse: South Cheyanne Creek

Waterfall Height: 181

Seasonality: Perennial

Seasons of Best Flow: From: 1/1/2009 To: 12/31/2009

Viewpoint: Bottom

Path Up and Down: Full

Walk Behind: Not at all

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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