Calling all spontaneous road trippers! We've found one spot that you can visit for an unplanned trip with friends. There's a waterfall restaurant in Colorado that's worth the trip from Utah. 

Restaurant 1858 is a unique eatery that sits at the base of an actual waterfall. The 181-foot tall falls cascade down into the South Cheyenne Canyon. It's only a 9-hour drive from Salt Lake City. 

You can visit the eatery for yourself when Seven Falls Park re-opens on February 28.

To see the cascade, you'll have to pay a $15.50 park entrance fee. Parking and shuttle transportation is free.

Once inside the park, you'll be surrounded by towering granite cliffs. The 224 steps down to the bottom of the falls will give you access to hiking trails, zip-line tours, and unique dining experience at Restaurant 1858. 

The eatery dishes out a mouth-watering cuisine featuring Creole, French, and German food. Since it's a hotspot, we recommend making a reservation in advance. 

You'll have the option to dine inside or outside on the patio. While eating outdoors, you'll be able to enjoy the soothing sound of the falls.

Dinner entrees prices vary depending on what you choose. An Angus beef burger will cost you $20, while braised beef short ribs cost $28.

If you happen to be near the bottom of Seven Falls at night, you'll be in for a special treat. They become illuminated with colorful lights!

This spot is definitely one for the books. I mean, how many people can say they've dined at the base of an actual waterfall?

Restaurant 1858

Price: $15.50 entrance fee for adults + cost of food

When: Reopens February 28 

Cuisine: Creole, French, & local Colorado fare

Address: 1045 Lower Gold Camp Rd, Colorado Springs, CO

Why You Need To Go: You can dine at the base of a waterfall with your friends. 


We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.

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