Montezuma Falls, Montezuma

Take a steep but reasonably speedy 20-minute hike up the river, observing small water features, until you reach the majestic Montezuma Falls, a beautiful 24 m (78 ft) high cascade of water. Cool off in the large pool at the base of the falls, which is great for swimming, but too shallow for rock jumping. If you’re feeling a little more adventurous, scramble up the rough path on the left side of the falls to a deeper pool and a second waterfall, where you can jump safely. Wear sturdy boots, as you’ll have to navigate across slippery rocks throughout the hike. Using our online itinerary creator, Montezuma attractions like Montezuma Falls can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is a fun hike to the falls. We were there in the dry season so the falls weren't overflowing but still beautiful. It also made it easy to hike up the riverbed although we found a trail on the rig...  more »
  • A short 20 minute hike into the falls, so peaceful,fun jumping off the rocks into the falls (I didn’t do it, but my husband did). I suggest wearing runners walking into the falls as it’s a bit of an u...  more »
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