Montezuma Falls, Montezuma

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Must see · Waterfall · Nature / Park
Take a steep but reasonably speedy 20-minute hike up the river, observing small water features, until you reach the majestic Montezuma Falls, a beautiful 24 m (78 ft) high cascade of water. Cool off in the large pool at the base of the falls, which is great for swimming, but too shallow for rock jumping. If you’re feeling a little more adventurous, scramble up the rough path on the left side of the falls to a deeper pool and a second waterfall, where you can jump safely. Wear sturdy boots, as you’ll have to navigate across slippery rocks throughout the hike. Using our online itinerary creator, Montezuma attractions like Montezuma Falls can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Montezuma waterfalls is a must visit! A popular destination with the under 30 crowd, you’ll find people of all ages enjoying the beauty of the falls. Keep in mind that the lower falls can be crowded.....  more »
  • Visited in October, during the rainy season, so it was a bit of a wet hike to get there, but definitely doable. I had running shoes on but my husband was able to manage in flip flops. About a 25-30...  more »
  • How could you not give a waterfall a 5 star rating? It's beautiful. Plus its free to go swim and enjoy. The hike is also lovely, remember - look up - tons of wildlife in the trees right above you.
  • Lovely waterfall... a bit of rough terrain to get to it. We were able to take our 4 year old there. It was awesome. Just do it. Dont think twice for adventure.

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