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Mooney Falls

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Address: Supai, AZ
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This waterfall in the Grand Canyon towers higher than the Niagara Falls.

This waterfall in the Grand Canyon towers higher than the Niagara Falls.

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Just a little bit scary in the descent and it is well worth it!!! Going up is much easier. The climbing part makes it more fun! It is very doable - my 11 years daughter did it... read more

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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a little bit scary in the descent and it is well worth it!!! Going up is much easier. The climbing part makes it more fun! It is very doable - my 11 years daughter did it by herself w/o any help with us.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not sure what all the hype is about in going down Mooney Falls. I'm kind of a chicken when it comes to exposure while hiking and I did not feel unsafe going down at all. There are plenty of secure chains and pegs to hold onto and most of it is similar to walking down steps. If you go... More 

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Sandy, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Challenging descent to the base. Not for everyone. Decent requires going through a cave, using ropes and ladders and is quite wet midway from the mist of the waterfall.

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Thank AltaAngel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing water fall recommend shoes specific for the water and gloves because the hike down is slippery and you will have to hold on to chains. Don't let fear stop you from making the hike down it's worth it when you are standing in front of that fall.

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Thank Marbelyn F
Merced Ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nature at it's best. Beautiful blue/green water, 200 foot drop, red sandstone cliffs and a heart dropping climb to the bottom.

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Thank Peachy411
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, so while the falls is beautiful, we couldn't make the descent to the bottom, which meant we couldn't get to Beaver Falls. You climb down through two short sections of caves, then you have to traverse down a steep rocky section, followed by a section where you hold on to a loose chain as your support to climb down,... More 

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Kaysville, Utah
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

A bit scary in the descent but well worth it. Watch out for the undertow! Colors amazing and water fairly warm for March.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Visited Mooney Falls on a 3 day hike in Havasupai. Mooney Falls is approximately 2 1/2 miles from Supai village and 1 mile from Havasu Falls. The trail next to Mooney Falls is vertical with chain assists and simple wooden ladders. The use of these aids is the only way to get from the top of the falls to the... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Not only is the waterfall supremely spectacular, the access route is adventurous! After spying a young woman walk behind me an disappear into a cave, I decided to follow. I emerged and immediately entered a 2nd cave, which led to the sheer cliff wall, lined with pegs, chains and footings. The young woman was in front of me, seemingly terror... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

I liked Havasu falls more (it had more blue to the water color), but Mooney Falls was my second favorite and still beautiful in its size.

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