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Nice hike to the falls

This is about a mile hike to the falls but only 1/2 mile to view them. There is some of it that may... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
davidjensen399
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Johnston, Iowa
Nice, convenient

Easy to do, nice views while in the area. It's a nice warm up start for your body and other great... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Will6468
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Morton, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is about a mile hike to the falls but only 1/2 mile to view them. There is some of it that may be steep for some people. It sure was pretty once we got to the end. It was worth the hike! (Christa)

Thank davidjensen399
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for a short walk on our drive to Denali park. It takes about 15 minutes to walk to the falls at a brisk pace. The falls are quite pretty. The only issue we had was the process of paying for parking.

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an easy hike that took about an hour (to the fall’s lookout and back to the parking area). Now that I’ve said, “easy,” I do remember there is a pretty steep incline on the first part of the hike, but once you are...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful, well maintained trail. outhouse at trail head, maybe a mile or so out and back. you can spend a bit more time there exploring the lower tail by the falls. worth the walk!

Thank John S
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Easy to do, nice views while in the area. It's a nice warm up start for your body and other great views to your Alaska vacation.

Thank Will6468
Reviewed September 7, 2018

This was a nice easy hike, and great for someone like my wife who taps out (and gets pretty mean!) after about 3 miles. The trail starts off with a steepish, but short, incline and eventually evens out. The width of the trail is nice...More

Thank nielsonpeter
Reviewed September 4, 2018

It was a nice walk to the falls. It was an easy walk. It was well worth the 2 mile walk. Walked down to the edge of the falls and it was wonderful.

Thank avenger20
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Right off the highway, nice parking lot, not to crowded, can do a little climbing to get excellent pictures if you want although pictures without climbing where also fantastic.

Thank Shane B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Nice easy hike with gentle incline up to the falls. Signage for the cuttoff isn't great, so you need to watch for it.

Thank Pam N
Reviewed August 22, 2018

This is an easy hike to the falls; hence, a lot of people will be present. The falls are small, and mostly obscured by the foliage during summer months. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit this place among all else there is...More

Thank Jeff H
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facekicker88
September 22, 2018|
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Response from PriscillaL | Reviewed this property |
Probably not, there are houses close, but, you never know in Alaska!
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MountainlakeGirl
April 7, 2017|
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Hi, the snow is currently melting at a fast rate.
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Response from Lilly S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, several people have died at the falls. Three or four within the past couple tears. The area is a high crime (Drugs, robbery) area. Although located near a residential site, the parking lot is at the end of the road... More
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