During periods of heavy runoff, Mineral County’s mountains boast numerous short-lived, unnamed cascades. Mineral County also offers some of the most beautiful and photographed waterfalls in Colorado.
North Clear Creek Falls - most photographed waterfall in Colorado! North Clear Creek Falls, just off SH 149 near the summit of Spring Creek Pass, proclaims the honor as the most photographed waterfall in Colorado. A scenic overlook/rest area is easily accessible from the highway. In good weather, the old road (FS Road 510) makes for an interesting detour through the initial moose relocation site.
South Clear Creek Falls also provide an interesting side trip off the Silver Thread Scenic Byway.
Copper Falls—Take the Middle Creek Road off SH 149 to visit Copper Falls.
Phoenix Park Waterfalls, above Phoenix Park is considered one of the most beautiful in the Creede area.
Treasure Falls on the west side of Wolf Creek Pass provides travelers with a convenient rest area at the trailhead to the falls.