By Victoria Carlson

Chocolate Falls

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 7D
State/Province/Region
AZ
Country
US
Nearest Area
Painted Desert
Town
Flagstaff
Brief Directions

From Flagstaff, AZ: Take I-40 east towards Albuquerque to exit 207, turn north and go on a small road passing Cosnino until you get to a T, turn right east on Camp Townsend Winona Road, turn left unto Leupp Rd towards Darling, this road will turn into road 15, keep your eye open for a dirt road to the left marked road 70 (it is about 13 or 14 miles from the turn to Leupp Rd, just after you enter the Navajo Nation Reservation.

Notes

Best seen in the spring.

Description

Grand Falls or Chocolate Falls locate in Arizona. At 185 feet tall , it is taller than Niagara Falls. It dumps snow melt or monsoon rain into the Little Colorado River below. It is famous for its extremely muddy flow which is a major contributor to Little Colorado River opacity. It is dry for the most of the year and only in March-April when the snow melts, you can see the flow of this "Chocolate" water.

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Date Added
June 15, 2016
Date Taken
June 15, 2016

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