Hike Grotto Falls Trail

2.6 miles 585 ft gain  - Out-and-Back Trail

Added by Seth Berry

Walk behind a 25-foot waterfall, and spot plentiful wildflowers during the spring.

This is an intermediate hike along Trillium Gap Trail. There are four stream crossings on your way to the falls, as you hike through an idyll, often wildflower-sprinkled landscape. Late spring is best for catching blooms. Once at the waterfall, you can walk behind the cascade of water.

This is a popular hike, so make sure to arrive early. In winter, you will need to access this hike via the Rainbow Falls Trailhead, which adds another 3.4 miles to this hike.

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Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers

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3 months ago

Walk behind the falls

Get to the trail early or risk having to wait for many other folks getting a picture behind the waterfall.

Excellent

This is a great, easy hike. I hiked this trail with my wife and 2 kids (7 and 3). It is a beautiful waterfall and well worth the hike.

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over 3 years ago

This is an easy hike to a gorgeous waterfall that you can walk behind. Since it's so scenic and easy it draws the crowds, so try to arrive at the trailhead early in the morning.

Beautiful Falls

I do this hike at least ten times a year!! It's my favorite quick hike!

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