Beaver Falls in Arizona: The Most Beautiful Waterfall in Havasupai

The Havasu Falls trail is one of the most bucketlist-worthy hikes in the United States, taking you down into the Grand Canyon to the base of a 100 foot turquoise waterfall. While Havasu Falls is the most famous waterfall along the trail, there are several other ones, including Beaver Falls, a series of tiered turquoise waterfalls and pools that are arguably even more stunning than Havasu. Here’s everything you need to know about hiking to Beaver Falls, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Arizona

Mooney Falls along the Havasu Falls Trail: The Most Thrilling Hike in Arizona

Mooney Falls, located along the iconic Havasu Falls Trail, is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Arizona, with a turquoise curtain of water spilling 200 feet down a rocky red cliffside in the Grand Canyon. While Mooney Falls is absolutely gorgeous, you DEFINITELY have to work to reach its base—after hiking 10 miles, you’ll then need to crawl through two caves and climb down an incredibly steep cliffside, with nothing to hold on to other than muddy chains and slippery foot holds. If you want to experience this adrenaline-pumping adventure for yourself, here’s everything you need to know about hiking to Mooney Falls. 

Getting a permit for the Havasupai Falls hike: Everything you need to know in 2024

The Havasupai Falls hike is one of the most bucketlist-worthy trails in the United States, passing several turquoise waterfalls cascading down the impossibly red cliffs of the Grand Canyon. But to hike this incredible trail, you’ll need to secure a competitive—and EXPENSIVE—permit through, frankly, a confusing process. So if you want to experience this paradise for yourself, here’s everything you need to know about getting a permit for Havasupai Falls.

Havasu Falls Hike: Everything You Need to Know

You’ve surely seen Havasu Falls in Arizona a bazillion times all over your social media—a vibrant turquoise waterfall spilling a hundred feet over the red rock cliffs of the Grand Canyon. However, you do have to work a bit to see this stunning waterfall. Havasu Falls and the equally beautiful turquoise waterfalls around it are only accessible via a 20 mile (or more!) backpacking trip that requires a competitive and EXPENSIVE permit. 

So if you’re wondering whether the Havasu Falls hike is worth it, my husband, Justin, and I have done the hard parts of snagging the permit and making the trek—so here’s everything you need to know about the trail, including how to get a permit, what to expect along the trail, and what to pack to make the most of your trip.

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