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25 Incredible U.S. Waterfalls to Explore This Spring

With record rain and snow all over the country, it's bound to be an epic waterfall season.

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Believe it or not, winter has nearly come and gone and spring is just around the corner. While we hate to see the day come when we pack up our winter adventure gear until next year, we're also pretty excited for one of the best things about spring: waterfall season! 

For many regions in the U.S. the winter has brought downpours of rain and snow and before we know it, all of our favorite waterfalls will be at their absolute best. From the Pacific Northwest (AKA the waterfall epicenter of the continent) to the East Coast and everywhere in between, these cascades will be going off! So check out some of the best waterfalls in the country, find a campground to stay at during your waterfall adventures, and make plans to get outside this spring.


Adventure by Shawn Grenninger

KOA Campgrounds in New York.

Adventure by Shannon Kalahan

KOA Campgrounds in Pennsylvania.

Adventure by Lisa Groene

KOA Campgrounds in Vermont



Adventure by Sarah Giek

KOA Campgrounds in Virginia

Adventure by Steve Yocom

KOA Campgrounds in North Carolina

Adventure by Rob Giersch

KOA Campgrounds in Tennessee

Adventure by Matthew Koehnemann

KOA Campgrounds in Georgia

Adventure by Mark Friedman

KOA Campgrounds in Alabama



Adventure by Joe Whitson

KOA Campgrounds in Minnesota

Adventure by Elyse Clark

KOA Campgrounds in Ohio

Adventure by Shalee Blackmer

KOA Campgrounds in Michigan

Adventure by Cameron Cech

KOA Campgrounds in Wisconsin 


Mountain West

Adventure by Ross Perkins

KOA Campgrounds in Montana

Adventure by Michael Johnston

KOA Campgrounds in Utah

Adventure by Josh Packer

KOA Campgrounds in Idaho

Adventure by Jason Hatfield

KOA Campgrounds in Colorado

Adventure by Eric Schuette

KOA Campgrounds in Colorado

Adventure by Josh Packer

KOA Campgrounds in Wyoming



Adventure by Matt Yancheck

KOA Campgrounds in Arizona

Adventure by Thomas Burton

KOA Campgrounds in Utah

Adventure by Leo Xu

KOA Campgrounds in Utah


West Coast

Adventure by Stephen Bellrichard

KOA Campgrounds in Washington

Adventure by Richard Bacon

KOA Campgrounds in Oregon

Adventure by Lisa Bao

KOA Campgrounds in California

Adventure by Joshua Scruggs

KOA Campgrounds in California


Cover photo by Kevin Kaminski

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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