We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Grand Falls of the Little Colorado River

Flagstaff, AZ
Website
Save
Review Highlights
I was really looking forward to the Grand Falls....

It was the second stop when we arrived to Flagstaff for our family vacation. We got into our rented... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ilikewaves
,
Omaha, Nebraska
Need a 4x4

I went there just couple days ago. The place is hidden in a private area without paved road. It... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Paul C
via mobile
Read all 148 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“dirt road” (15 reviews)
“snow melt” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
Flagstaff, AZ
CONTACT
Website
Write a Review
Reviews (148)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

It was the second stop when we arrived to Flagstaff for our family vacation. We got into our rented Nissan Altima, told Siri were we were going, and took off to Grand Falls. Siri warned us our turn was coming up on the left so...More

Thank Ilikewaves
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I went there just couple days ago. The place is hidden in a private area without paved road. It is a good place to visit but a 4x4 is strong recommended. I went there with my Scion xB. I got into the mud on the...More

2  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Being from MI, we love our waterfalls. So happy that we found this Falls as spectacular as our own! We went at the right time the falls were almost all the way across and with a strong current. Advise to ones not from area. The...More

3  Thank happyheidi2017
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The drive isn't bad, might need a 4x4 when it's in the rainy seasons or after the snow melts. When you arrive, you are on Navajo Nation, the tribe has built up the overlook of the falls with a gazebo, restrooms, parking area and there...More

4  Thank TravelJohn092
Reviewed 19 April 2017

But small water now. march is best. i used google maps but i think no good derection. you choose to on your maps.

2  Thank Jung Hae J
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We made it kinda last in the season, wasn't flowing significantly, but still beautiful. The hike was super easy and worth it. Because it wasn't flowing as much as it usually was, we were able to go up onto the first level of the falls....More

5  Thank irimmr23
Reviewed 15 April 2017

These falls, aka Chocolate Falls(see photo), which lie northeast of the Winona Exit off U.S. 40, east of Flagstaff, can be hard to find and the main portion of this review is to offer some guidance. Heading north from the Winona Exit on the paved...More

15  Thank John S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I went there years ago, when it was dry., and it was pretty interesting. This year, after the winter rains, it was flowing a lot of chocolate colored water. I followed my GPS from Flagstaff, and it took us an hour out of our way,...More

2  Thank doc2rscott
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I live in the area (Flagstaff) and visited the falls for the first time. The natural scene is greatly worth the trouble, having been created by a volcanic lava flow thousand of years ago causing a bend in the river. If the river is flowing...More

3  Thank EAZELIFF
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I've wanted to go here for quite some time. My boyfriend surprised me with a trip today and I must say I wasn't disappointed. We came off of I-40 by Holbrook and traveled through the Navajo reservation. Lots of dirt roads, but nothing ridiculously bumpy....More

4  Thank WinslowAngel
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Daddy D's Rocket Diner
23 reviews
19.29 km away
The Horsemen Lodge
425 reviews
36.73 km away
Zenith Steak House Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort
77 reviews
29.41 km away
Mary's Cafe
41 reviews
40.98 km away
Nearby Attractions
Walnut Canyon National Monument
1,942 reviews
40.02 km away
Wupatki National Monument
1,488 reviews
18.72 km away
Rivers & Oceans
74 reviews
44.66 km away
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument
1,521 reviews
29.48 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
CarlK56
27 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Kono777 | Reviewed this property |
You don't need a permit for hiking around the falls. I would be respectful when hiking in other areas though because you are on reservation land.
1
Vote
Chris G
22 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Dick P | Reviewed this property |
Last weekend, March 19, 2017, the falls were beautiful
0
Votes
Rochas6
22 March 2017|
Answer
Response from ANDY C | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure if you go when snowing it's not a bad deal but the road is very rough going there when it's not snowing so I cannot imagine what it would be when it is snowing.way worth the drive.
0
Votes