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The Best waterfalls to visit in the United States

by Parastoo Sahebi
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Waterfalls as one of the most beautiful landscapes of nature are favorite to many of the travelers. The beauty they have, no matter where they are and how they look, are among the highlights of every country’s attractions. In this article, we will take a look at the best waterfalls in the US, as a country with a high number of waterfalls.

As the most modern country in the world, you probably will not look at the US as a country with so many natural sights. But the fact is that the US is home to some of the most amazing natural wonders of the world, some of them are even among the most famous ones in the world.

Here we will review some of the most popular waterfalls in the US, from Grand Canyon to Hawaii.

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Havasu Falls

To reach the most famous waterfalls among the Havasupai waterfalls you will need to have a march in a long hiking trail. Although 4 to 7 hours of hiking in dry and hot weather is not easy at all, the landscape totally worth it. It is astonishingly beautiful with its aqua-blue color of water and the green of the plants around it, in contrast with the surrounding red cliffs. This colorful landscape is truly like a painting, a masterpiece of art.

This isolated desert paradise is the most visited of Grand Canyon waterfalls. It is so amazing that you can spend hours only looking at it.

Havasu falls which is being managed by the Havasupai tribe.


Triple Falls

Featured in the famous movie “Last of Mohicans”, is one of the unique members in our list of best Waterfalls in the US. These beautiful falls are a part of the Dupont State Recreational Forest.

Consisted of three distinct cascades, it offers you the amazing opportunity to stand in the middle of a waterfall.

With only seven minutes of hiking needed, it is one of the easiest falls to reach. But you should know that there are two views of the falls, the first one which is the base, which gives you a view of only the bottom falls, and the second one which is located in the upper overlook, provides a fantastic view of the entire falls. The scenery is impressive, and so is the atmosphere.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”2514″ img_size=”800*500″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Shoshone Falls

Also known as the Niagara Falls of the West, the Shoshone Falls is so beautiful that you will be enchanted. It is being used as a tourist attraction since the 19th century.

The Shoshone Falls that is located on the Snake River in Southern Idaho, is one of the largest natural waterfalls in the whole United States. The funny fact is that the original Niagara Falls is way smaller than the Shoshone Falls.

The breathtaking landscape along with the amazing color of the leaves and the fabulous rocks creates brilliant scenery that you will never forget.


Cascade Falls

The main attraction of the beautiful Cascade Falls Park with its beautiful emerald waters is one of the best Waterfalls in the US to visit.

With the water falling down into the pool which is surrounded by two huge, amazingly shaped cliffs, there is always a fabulous landscape, making you amazed as well as relaxed.

With around 200,000 visitors per year, the Cascade Falls is one of the most popular natural attractions of the entire East coast, and truly one of the most beautiful ones of them.

The best and safest path to take in order to reach the best view of this waterfall is to use the trails that are equipped with stairs, as the area out of this trail has steep cliffs and slippery rocks, and the chance to fall down is so high. The mentioned trail leads to a platform and a suspension bridge, both providing incomparable scenery.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”2515″ img_size=”800*500″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Bond Falls

Located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, the Bond Falls is one of the most scenic names in the list of the best Waterfalls in the US.

The waterfall falls down on an ancient volcanic rock before reaching the dropping point which cascades for about 50 feet.
The amazing scenery becomes more fabulous with the colorful trees all around the area, which are more attractive during the summer and fall.

With a little island in the middle of the bottom pool, and of course a bridge to take visitors to that island, the waterfall is among the most unique natural attractions of Michigan.

Waimoku Falls

Different from other names in the list of the best waterfalls in the US, but more impressive than them as well, the Waimoku Falls is located in Maui of Hawaii.

Found at the end of the beautiful Pipiwai Trail, this waterfall is above the Seven Sacred Pools. During your hiking to the sight, which will take around 4 hours, you have the opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking natural surroundings of the trail. With the beautiful bamboo trees, some nice streams, and a smaller waterfall on the way, you will never get bored or tired of the path you have taken.
Once you have arrived at the destination, you will reach a new definition of beauty. The majestic waterfall falls down a 400 feet height to reach the pool beneath, and the sound of the water is so relaxing that most of the visitors spend hours listening to it while they lost the track of the time.



Reference: world-of-waterfalls.com[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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