Three Falls

IMG_1360This is a bit of a mystery hike that only locals from Hurricane Utah would know of. Three falls is located in the heart of the city with the trail beginning at the end of cul-de-sac.

Google Maps to hike:

https://goo.gl/maps/k03pP

The hike follows a small dry riverbed up into a canyon that has some old man made structures on the left side. I am not sure what they are for, but they are interesting.

Soon after entering into the canyon the walls become pocketed with caves and holes. Here you will see lots of paintball stains across the rocks where local kids come and play.

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About 200 yards into the canyon you will come across the first waterfall. It is about 25 feet tall and smooth. Directly behind it is the second waterfall, which is significantly bigger. I estimate it to be close to 80 feet. Could be less, could be more.

The third waterfall is up farther from this, but we were just doing some minor exploring, so we did not go beyond the first. To get beyond the first two waterfalls, significant scrambling is required up the left side of the canyon. There is a bit of a foot path created but it is not marked.

When we went (as you can see from the images) the falls were dry. I assume the time to see them running might only occur during spring run off or during/after a thunderstorm.

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