Cornet Falls Near Telluride Colorado - Day Hikes Near Denver

April 16, 2016 Comments (0) Easy, Mile or Less, More than 90 Min, Uncategorized, Waterfalls

Cornet Falls Near Telluride Colorado

Cornet Falls in Telluride, Colorado, is an 80 foot waterfall and requires a short 1/4 mile hike to experience. The hike begins in town and affords views down into this beautiful Colorado mountain town. Explore the full Cornet Falls hike profile below for trail map, driving directions, and all the details you need to enjoy this hike in Telluride, CO.

Trail Snapshot: Cornet Falls Near Telluride, Colorado

  • Hike Distance: 1/2 mile Round Trip
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Duration: Approx 30 min
  • Trail Type: Out & Back
  • Starting Elevation: 8900′
  • Elevation Gain: +220′
  • Seasons: May-September
  • Dogs: Allowed On Leash
  • Hike Trail Map: Click for a Map of Telluride Area Trails
  • Denver Drive Time: 6.5 hours
  • Driving Directions to Cornet Falls, Telluride: Click for Google Map
  • Town Nearest Hike: Telluride, Colorado
  • Beauty: Waterfalls, Views into Town of Telluride
  • Activities: Hiking

Parking & Trailhead Information for Cornet Falls

The hike to Cornet Falls begins at the the Jud Weibe Trailhead in Telluride, Colorado. There is no designated parking area for this trailhead, so hikers will need to find acceptable parking along the streets or at public parking in town.

Tips & Resources for Hiking Cornet Falls Colorado

The hike from the Jud Weibe Trailhead to Cornet Falls is only a 1/4 mile. The trail makes its way through a lot of loose and slippery rock before it opens out to a backdrop of vermillion cliffs with 80 foot Cornet Falls jetting over the side. Stay to the right side of the creek for the proper trail leading to the waterfall.


Telluride, CO
69% humidity
wind: 4mph NE
H 61 • L 50

Map & Driving Directions

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