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Grand Falls of the Little Colorado River

Flagstaff, AZ
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Amazing--timing is everything!

The Little Colorado has to be running, so you need to check the local weather, but when the river... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Flagstaff, Arizona
More like Grand FAIL!! It happened to me, too!!

I'm here right now as we speak thinking I was going to get to enjoy a beautiful, lush waterfall... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alice K
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“navajo nation” (7 reviews)
Flagstaff, AZ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Little Colorado has to be running, so you need to check the local weather, but when the river is running this is the most amazing view. Road out there can be a little rough when conditions are wet--you will need to take care driving...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm here right now as we speak thinking I was going to get to enjoy a beautiful, lush waterfall flowing through this canyon. I, too, took many dirt roads of unsure paths. There was a left turn I missed that had the hwy sign on...More

2  Thank Alice K
Reviewed 14 September 2017

It was the second stop when we arrived to Flagstaff for our family vacation. We got into our rented Nissan Altima, told Siri were we were going, and took off to Grand Falls. Siri warned us our turn was coming up on the left so...More

2  Thank Ilikewaves
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I went there just couple days ago. The place is hidden in a private area without paved road. It is a good place to visit but a 4x4 is strong recommended. I went there with my Scion xB. I got into the mud on the...More

3  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Being from MI, we love our waterfalls. So happy that we found this Falls as spectacular as our own! We went at the right time the falls were almost all the way across and with a strong current. Advise to ones not from area. The...More

3  Thank happyheidi2017
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The drive isn't bad, might need a 4x4 when it's in the rainy seasons or after the snow melts. When you arrive, you are on Navajo Nation, the tribe has built up the overlook of the falls with a gazebo, restrooms, parking area and there...More

4  Thank TravelJohn092
Reviewed 20 April 2017

But small water now. march is best. i used google maps but i think no good derection. you choose to on your maps.

2  Thank Jung Hae J
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We made it kinda last in the season, wasn't flowing significantly, but still beautiful. The hike was super easy and worth it. Because it wasn't flowing as much as it usually was, we were able to go up onto the first level of the falls....More

6  Thank irimmr23
Reviewed 15 April 2017

These falls, aka Chocolate Falls(see photo), which lie northeast of the Winona Exit off U.S. 40, east of Flagstaff, can be hard to find and the main portion of this review is to offer some guidance. Heading north from the Winona Exit on the paved...More

16  Thank John S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I went there years ago, when it was dry., and it was pretty interesting. This year, after the winter rains, it was flowing a lot of chocolate colored water. I followed my GPS from Flagstaff, and it took us an hour out of our way,...More

4  Thank doc2rscott
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28 March 2017|
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Response from Kono777 | Reviewed this property |
You don't need a permit for hiking around the falls. I would be respectful when hiking in other areas though because you are on reservation land.
Chris G
23 March 2017|
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Response from Dick P | Reviewed this property |
Last weekend, March 19, 2017, the falls were beautiful
22 March 2017|
Response from ANDY C | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure if you go when snowing it's not a bad deal but the road is very rough going there when it's not snowing so I cannot imagine what it would be when it is snowing.way worth the drive.