Hike to Clifty Falls

Clifty Falls Trailhead

Distance

4.1 Miles

Elevation Gain

479 Feet

Activities

Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Dog Friendly
Forest
Waterfall
Wildflowers

Hike to three scenic waterfalls on a loop along Clifty Canyon.

This day hike in Clifty Falls State Park is a challenging workout with rewarding sights. Springtime brings wildflowers, and fall lovely colors, to the area.

Photo Credit: Jeremiah Carter and Mark Moschell

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Clifty Falls In The Spring

We hiked several trails with one being very challenging for us. These trails are beautiful in the spring with wild flowers, trees in bloom and rushing water. We camped in the campground and had time for several hikes.

Good, Nothing Special

I've been there twice now. It's a really nice park overall; there are plenty of open areas and picnic benches so it'd be great for a family get together for the adventurous families out there. The trails themselves are average, but exploring the creeks is where the real fun is. I don't generally stay on a trail. I use one to get to the creek and then just explore until I'm ready to head back up the trail or another trail.

Falls

Cool trails and decent falls! They can be underwhelming in a dry season though.

Distance

4.1 Miles

Elevation Gain

479 Feet

Activities

Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

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