The Best Waterfall Hikes in Arizona

Havasupai's waterfalls are just a few of the many epic falls in Arizona.

We know you've heard of Havasu Falls and likely pined for the chance to go, so naturally, it tops this list. But you may not have known just how many other incredible waterfalls litter the desert landscape in Arizona. Between the treks in the Havasupai Reservation, easy day hikes to cascades and swimming holes all across the state, and even some falls just steps from your car, Arizona definitely won't leave you hanging high and dry. Whether you plan to make a run for the elusive Havasu Falls (pro tip: relentless phone calls can score you a last minute permit!) or you're looking for something you can pull off anytime, we've got you covered.

1. Backpack to Havasu Falls in the Havasupai Reservation


Photo: Jason Hatfield

2. Cliff Jump at Fossil Creek Falls


Photo: Dane Nilsson

3. Hike to Beaver Falls


Photo: Gemina Garland-Lewis

4. Hike to Cibecue Falls


Photo: Matt Yancheck

5. Hike to Mooney Falls


Photo: Jeremy Meek

6. Hike to Seven Falls


Photo: Danny McGee

7. Hike to Navajo Falls


Photo: Jeremy Meek

8. Hike to Ribbon Falls in Grand Canyon NP


Photo: Jake Young

9. Hike to Apache Falls


Photo: Brian Cahill

10. Hike to Pacheta Falls


Photo: Dan Deublein

11. Hike to Water Wheel & Ellison Creek Cascades


Photo: Matt Whelan

12. Hike to the Romero Pools


Photo: Dofo Salazar

13. Hike to Tanque Verde Falls


Photo: Lacie Griego

14. Hike to Hidden Falls in the Havasupai Reservation


Photo: Andrew Hoang

15. Explore Grand Falls


Photo: Kevin Kaminski

Cover photo: Jeremy Meek

Published: April 17, 2017

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