Lower Reid Falls
Lower Reid Falls
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Daryl C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Family
Would recommend visiting the graveyard and lower Reid Falls if you already did the White Mountain train. Got to Skagway on RCL Quantum of the Seas. Ship docks a good 1/3 mile from beginning of town. From there, another 1.5 to 2 miles to Reid falls. On way, you strolll through old Skagway town and it's charming residential neighborhood. Once you leave town, you walk on a dusty road as you pass the trainyard on the way to the graveyard, might want to wear a mask to not inhale dust. There is an outhouse type of restroom at the graveyard. My recommendation is to rent a bike to explore town and get to graveyard vice walk or catch the local shuttle for $5. I did see a bike rental shop in the middle of town. Only problem though is you need to do a short 5 minute hike to reach falls as it would be difficult to take a bike to falls.
Written June 18, 2022
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tammyBaltimore_Md
Baltimore, MD3,821 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Solo
Tucked away at least 2 miles from town and above the old cemetery is this beautiful breathtaking place of tranquility. My 2nd time in many years going back but just as stunning as the 1st time.
Little tricky to walk amongst the rocks and tree Vines but well worth the trip from town, either by $5 shuttle or lengthy walk next to the train tracks.
Highly recommend
Written July 10, 2023
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holiday-view23-7-11
Basingstoke, UK1,800 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022
Lovely , nature at it's best, unspoiled and an easy walk up from the road side. It is a little hidden away so you don't see it till up are upon it but you hear the water running first. We did this as part of a touring was very pleased we did. Lovely spot to rest a while.
Written October 19, 2022
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P1850DClindaw
Phoenix, AZ13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
We were originally scheduled for the Ocean Raft Adventure, but it cancelled due to inclement weather. I'm actually glad it did. My husband and I spent the day instead hiking through Skagway on our way to Lower Reid Falls. We entered an ancient cemetery that, to me, was a unique photography opportunity. Towards the back of the cemetery we picked up the trail leading to the falls. I love hiking through wooded areas anyway, but this was a special treat. The falls did not disappoint. As an added bonus, this excursion didn't cost us a cent. Our visit was six years ago. The date of March '22 is inaccurate, but it wouldn't let me choose the correct date.
Written February 6, 2023
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World-wander-woman
Centennial, CO5,146 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2014 • Solo
You can walk from the cruise ship down the main street and follow it around a curve. there will be a bridge but dont go over the bridge. There will be a sign for the cemetery, it is by the railroad tracks with a few old train cars. go look at the old train cars and keep following the gravel road and you will come to the cemetery. walk up to the far corner of the cemetery and there will be a trail to the fallls. there will also be a sign. it is a short walk and is easy. There are restrooms at the parking lot. it is a lovely waterfall and the old cemetery is nice too.
Written December 30, 2014
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Kat E
San Francisco, CA157 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2014 • Couples
Visiting off of a cruise- we walked from the ship which turned out to be a hike! About 2.5 miles each way and it was worth it! We were lucky to have gorgeous warm weather, boots and hiking sticks. We are older and always bring portable sticks though this hike really didn't need them. When you get to the Gold Rush Cemetery there is a large board with stories about many of the people who are buried in the cemetery. Very interesting read! Then a walk thru the cemetery which has been kept up respectfully. The walk to the falls was marked and not hard to do. Once we got to the base of the falls, we sat on the rocks and enjoyed! We had it to ourselves for awhile and took lots of lovely pictures. If you look along the edge of the river you can see gold flecks in the sun. Beautiful, peaceful place.
Written October 1, 2014
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rodellison
Daytona Beach, FL150 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
Definitely a must-stop if visiting Skagway. This falls is relatively small, but still beautiful, and not a difficult hike to reach. My family of four actually WALKED from the main town to the falls, - about 1.5 miles. The last quarter mile (before reaching the cemetery and path to the falls), is beside an on Train depot - which itself is kind of interesting to see. My main suggestion (if your simply touring) is to ensure you buy the $5 day pass for the Shuttle - that way you can get to this area with only minor walking to/from the main city area.
Written July 31, 2021
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Bob T
South Bend, IN9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Couples
My wife and I went to the falls this week after getting off the cruise ship. The hike to the falls from the cruise ships is about 1.5 miles or a little more. This makes it about 2.75-3.25 miles round trip. Not necessarily a short walk and about 2/3’s of the walk is through the town where there is really not much to see after you get through the shopping area. My advice is to take the Smart Bus to and from the falls. You can get an all day pass for $5.00 per person. The bus does not take you all the way to the falls, but it gets you to within a half mile or little less. It drops you off near the train repair building and just before crossing a bridge that goes over a stream or river. It will pick you up in this same spot. This lets you save a significant amount of time that you can use for shopping, eating or visiting Dewey Lake. I did not think it was a wise use of port time to walk from the cruise terminal to the falls. The falls themselves are beautiful and worth seeing.
Written August 27, 2018
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RishaLinda
Jiutepec, Mexico1,008 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2019
This path is not difficult to hike. It is an easy incline with lots of natural beauty. The waterfall is lovely and a perfect spot to enjoy nature's splendor. The cooling mist is refreshing on a hot day and there are plenty of rocks big enough to sit on.
Written October 29, 2019
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bChAnTeLLeb
South Africa170 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Friends
A waterfall you can touch, feel on your face, music to the ears and promise to deliver great photos! I have been here a few times already. A true hidden gem! The water is super cold but its a very cozy waterfall. I tell everyone about this wonderful place. Its a bit of a walk to get there, but if you are from a cruise ship, some busses drop you off near the cemetery for a minimal fee. You have a walk through the Cemetery to get to the Waterfall, but this Cemetery is not a scary place at all, truly fascinating. Graves from the 1800's.
Written August 30, 2018
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