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“Nice waterfall, when its flowing” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Grand Falls of the Little Colorado River

Grand Falls of the Little Colorado River
Flagstaff, AZ
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Ranked #21 of 79 things to do in Flagstaff
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Flagstaff, AZ
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Nice waterfall, when its flowing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Doesn't run year round. Check the usgs water gauge for the little Colorado river before you go. It's pretty cool to see when the flows are good.

Visited September 2012
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“Beautiful waterfall”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Spring time is usually the best time to visit. Sometimes it is great during heavy monsoons seasons it flows but not nearly as reliable as in the spring.

Visited April 2012
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“This place is amazing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

The Niagara Falls of the south west. Has great picture opts and is a great place to take anyone whether they use a camera or just their memories.

Visited March 2012
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“Willy Wonka in AZ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

I had heard the falls only run during the Spring snowmelt. Then I found out that our great monsoon season had provided water for the falls. A long washboard road later (not in a 4WD vehicle but a regular car) we were blessed with the incredible sight of Grand Chocolate Falls.

Visited September 2012
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“When They Run...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

The falls require e a long and bumpy drive on dirt roads to access (higher profile vehicle recommended), but well worth it for the high drama of the stark setting and the gushing chocolate-colored water down and around the Little Colorado's bed.

As others have noted, they are very seasonal, so check and make sure they are running before making the drive.

Visited March 2012
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