• Activities:

    Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Intermediate

  • Season:

    Year Round

  • Trail Type:

    Loop

  • RT Distance:

    4.1 Miles

  • Elevation Gain:

    479 Feet

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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  • Hiking boots
  • Water
  • Sun protection
  • Leash for your dog
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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.

5 months ago
5 months ago

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.

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

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

almost 2 years ago
almost 2 years ago

My husband and I loved our time hiking at Clifty Falls. There are multiple creek bed trails that are fun and adventurous, as well as an old railroad tunnel that you're welcome to hike/crouch through!

almost 2 years ago
almost 2 years ago

Beautiful waterfalls to hike to, especially after a recent rain. Rain can cause the trails to be muddy, but the views are worth it

almost 2 years ago
almost 2 years ago

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