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Grand Falls of the Little Colorado River

Flagstaff, AZ
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Dry Falls

We were hopeful the falls would be flowing in April, but unfortunately they were dry. It’s quite a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RuthAnn W
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Logan, Utah
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No water earlier toady April 3rd, 2018

We had fun visiting Grand Falls but didn't get to view any running water flowing down the Falls... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Antonio C
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"navajo reservation"
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"dirt road"
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"water flowing"
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"navajo nation"
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"wheel drive"
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"march april"
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"mini van"
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"spring runoff"
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"monsoon rains"
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"turn left"
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"melting snow"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were hopeful the falls would be flowing in April, but unfortunately they were dry. It’s quite a spectacular canyon and you can tell it would be a sight to see when flowing. We walked down to the bottom for a varied view.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had fun visiting Grand Falls but didn't get to view any running water flowing down the Falls. Will return in two weeks with hopes of experiencing this Arizona treasure. Road heading to Falls (6910 until it connects to 70) was a little rough. Take...More

1  Thank Antonio C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We read that March/April are when the water is running, but unfortunately, that wasn't the case for us. We got there by taking I-40 15 miles east of Flagstaff, take exit 211 at Winona. Drive 2.3 miles north to Leupp Rd. Turn right and drive...More

3  Thank Mindy G
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We drove there expecting to see the water falls, but it was dry. We turned left onto the dirt/gravel road from Leupp Rd that has a sign for the Grand Falls Bible Church so that was helpful. We saved about 30-45 minutes by taking that...More

10  Thank Mangoes33
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

It's supposed to be the peak season for Grand Falls but its completely dry. Not even a trickle of water flowing. Still a beautiful canyon.. just no water

11  Thank Carissa D
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

If you want to see them up close and personal be prepared for a steep hike up and DOWN to the base of the falls. This is not a lovely walkway down and back up like you would find at a National Park. It's a...More

2  Thank luckyrwe
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

It’s like a mini Grand Canyon, but the LARGEST waterfall in AZ. The water will run depending on rain and snow fall for the year, but with or without the water it’s beautiful.

4  Thank Freido90
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

So disclaimer, its still really cool even without the water. Its like a mini grand canyon. So what I would say is when you're heading into the Navajo Reservation, there's a sign now that points to a shorter, easier route than what the GPS takes...More

9  Thank Kdaisy1
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Nice Chocolate Waterfalls located in Northern Arizona. You will have to walk down a trail to see the views of the Falls

4  Thank Calizona63
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is one where timing is everything...in order to get the full effect you've got to do it in the spring of a year with good runoff from snowmelt in Arizona's White Mountains. Assuming that all comes together its a very impressive cascade in the...More

3  Thank Richard L
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Happy221
11 March 2018|
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Response from Richard L | Reviewed this property |
No permit necessary, as far as I know. We just drove in from the South (I-40) with no problem. You may need a permit for access from some other direction (crossing the reservation)...I'm not sure.
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6 March 2018|
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Response from Alice K | Reviewed this property |
Since this is not a typical park with a gated access point, there is no formal website or number to call. It's just a place to go. I goggled the question "Is there water in Great Falls Arizona" and the "wave info" website... More
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