Grand falls northeast of flagstaff on the navajo reservation roars to life in the spring. Grand falls arizona off the beaten trail not far from flagstaff ariz is an amazing spectacle known as the chocolate falls.
Arizona s chocolate waterfall is truly a sight to see before it s gone we can all agree that chocolate fountains are the best part of any wedding or event.
Chocolate waterfall in arizona. These falls were created by volcanic runoff from merriam crater and created a lava dam. Chocolate falls arizona is truly an amazing place there are no signs to it you get there on a dirt road in the middle of the desert the scenery looks like the painted desert and suddenly you get to the river and out of nowhere you find this wonder it truly looks like a giant chocolate magic. In the background see the flagstaff peaks and you drive around sunset crater.
Known in the southwest for its many tiers of water and wide stance the grand falls is an incredible phenomenon. Baldy and the white mountains in arizona and new mexico. The waterfall flows during monsoon season and snowmelt from winter snowstorms.
Grand falls aka chocolate falls is a 181 foot tall waterfall located on navajo nation land. A bit tricky to find the dirt road but worth the drive. It s available year round and there s no cost to see the falls.
It is a pretty drive and makes an adventure to find the falls. Gently melting snow creates one of arizona s most dramatic waterfalls. The willy wonka of waterfalls in northern arizona mike shubic april 9th 2019 grand falls also known as chocolate falls is a seasonal waterfall located about 40 miles northeast of flagstaff keep reading to avoid a directional mishap with google maps.
Take a picnic lunch subway sandwiches and eat at the picnic tables that overlook the falls. The silt laden water of the little. Grand falls also known as the chocolate falls is over 181 feet tall and occurs when the monsoon season hits northern arizona and during snow melt from the winter snowstorms.
In the high desert northeast of flagstaff the grand falls waterfall roars to life each spring during the annual snowmelt from the slopes of 10 064 foot mt. These falls are also known as the chocolate falls because of the brownish color of the cascading water. This fall you can go on an easy adventure that takes you to a chocolate waterfall in arizona.
Grand falls arizona like the chocolate waterfall in the movie willy wonka and the chocolate factory these muddy falls are a sight to be seen. Dipping a strawberry or marshmallow into the rich luscious stream is the ultimate dessert experience.