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The parking lot is somewhat small and you need cash for the payment envelope. We happened to visit on a day that was not jamb packed with people and took a nice enjoyable hike back to the staircase waterfall. We stopped along the way to enjoy a variety of places as we trecked…
Gorgeous, very serene, Could get a little crowded during the busy season in Payson, AZ. Clean surroundings. There was ponds to swim or even fish in. You can hike or even just find a quiet spot to sun bath. It's pet and children friendly..
Got to parking lot , jambed full.. Found it to be a pay as you stay attraction.. Left n went about our day exploring other areas...
This is a very popular spot to hike for many people. In the summer of 2017 this area and just down stream from here was packed with people swimming and hiking. A summer rainstorm came up and people scrambled for cover. The rain came down hard but did not last long. After it…
On July 15th 2017 Very tragic event happened at this beautiful swimming hole, the monsoons rolled in and was very black and dark to the east, thunder and lightning was everywhere. There was a massive rain and hail storm that occurred over top of these swimming areas to give…