Thing to Do

Hike to Chasm Falls

water cascading over a rocky cliff
Chasm Falls

NPS Photo / Kim Grossman

  • Distance: .2 miles Roundtrip or 2.2 miles round trip from the winter gate
  • Elevation: 640 feet (195 m)
  • Trail type: Out and Back

Along Old Fall River Road, use a pull out to park and walk ~.1 miles down to Chasm Falls.

If Old Fall River Road is closed, you may be able to walk or bike the 2.2 miles up and back from the winter closure gate. 

Pets Allowed
Entrance fees may apply, see Fees & Passes information.
Located along Old Fall River Road

From May 27 to October 10, 2022, Timed Entry Permit Reservations are required to enter most areas of Rocky Mountain National Park between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. To access the Bear Lake Road Corridor, Timed Entry Permits are in effect from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Timed Entry Permit Reservations are only available to be booked through One Timed Entry Permit Reservation is $2.00 and non-refundable. 

Timed Entry Permits are vehicle permits. One Timed Entry Permit will cover one vehicle and all passengers in the vehicle. Timed Entry Permit Holders must enter the park during their reseved 2-hour reservation window. 

To learn more, visit the park's Timed Entry Permit Reservation webpage at

Accessibility Information
This is not a paved trail. 

Rocky Mountain National Park

Last updated: July 15, 2022