Fall River (Larimer County, Colorado)

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Fall River[1]
Fall River in RMNP.jpg
Fall River
Physical characteristics
 - coordinates40°26′16″N 105°45′12″W / 40.43778°N 105.75333°W / 40.43778; -105.75333
 - location
Confluence with Big Thompson
 - coordinates
40°22′33″N 105°31′18″W / 40.37583°N 105.52167°W / 40.37583; -105.52167Coordinates: 40°22′33″N 105°31′18″W / 40.37583°N 105.52167°W / 40.37583; -105.52167
 - elevation
7,523 ft (2,293 m)
Basin features
ProgressionBig Thompson
South PlattePlatte

The Fall River is a 17.1-mile-long (27.5 km)[2] tributary of the Big Thompson River in Larimer County, Colorado. The river's source is near the Alpine Visitor Center in Rocky Mountain National Park. It flows down a canyon and over Chasm Falls before a confluence with the Big Thompson in Estes Park.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Fall River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-02-03.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed March 25, 2011