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Grand Falls of the Little Colorado River

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Address: Flagstaff, AZ
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Majestic and sometimes tragic

This place, when flowing is wonderful, but be careful not to go when the waters have receded for then one sees the dying fish and frogs and it is a little gruesome.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place, when flowing is wonderful, but be careful not to go when the waters have receded for then one sees the dying fish and frogs and it is a little gruesome.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grand Falls is a very special place to see. When it's flowing after the monsoon rains it is spectacular. It's a bit of a drive and there isn't anything else out in the area to do, but it is a pleasant drive. Pack a lunch and some beerages and you can sit and enjoy the beauty and peace and quiet... More 

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Made the drive up from Prescott just to see the falls. Stormy but no water running. Well worth the trip anyways.

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Parkton, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

It was a very rough road. I agree have a jeep or 4x4. It is very hard to find no signs. I am glad to see someone say that it was dry as a bone. I wish the Native American I asked for directions from had told me it was dry. We were just there in June 2016 It was... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

My wife read the reviews so we went to visit this place. The reviews gave some good information about finding it. It is definitely off the beaten track and the road is not the best. The scenery was nice but when we went it was dry so there was no waterfall. It was still a different place to see and... More 

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Clifton, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Even in a rental car, it felt like a Jeep commercial because once you get here you’ve definitely arrived. Copy directions on-line and use your GPS because unlike a Mesa or Mountain you can’t see these Falls from a distance. The ground just disappears to reveal a spectacular two-tiered stone terrace. The river wasn’t flowing in late May but this... More 

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Scarborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I'd seen the reviews and photos of these falls when I was planning my trip and really wanted to see them, even though it meant a bit of a detour. They're pretty hard to find, I had no satnav, not even sure if it would help, and the roads are just dirt tracks. When I was there, I saw no... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I love this place. I go here at least once a year. Recommend a high clearance vehicle, as close to the falls, the road gets rough. Easy hike to the bottom. Places to picnic. Fall to Spring best times to go. Great for kids & dogs.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

It is pretty easy to convince oneself that such and such "is TOO HARD to do", so if you are that person....just go to any number of OTHER great attractions in the Flagstaff area! If you want to see something amazing and are willing to negotiate some bumpy dirt road, very slowly at times!.....take this drive! When the runoff is... More 

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West Covina, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

This place was one of the highlights of my trip. At first, I was quite skeptical to go here based on the reviews on how difficult it was to drive here & how you need an AWD truck/SUV. Well, we made it there in a rental car without any problems. The roads aren't paved so you have to drive slow.... More 

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