Montezuma Falls, Montezuma

4.5
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 hike to the first and lowest Montezuma Waterfall was so fun! We went in January, expecting for the waterfall to just be a trickle, but luckily it had rained for a day before so the waterfall...  more »
  • A short trek but easily doable, lovely place to cool off and watch the daring locals scale the waterfall and jump.  more »
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