The spectacular waterfalls and the isolated community within the Havasupai Indian Reservation attract thousands of visitors each year. Tucked in a hidden valley, the five stunning, spring-fed waterfalls and their inviting azure swimming holes are among Grand Canyon region’s greatest treasures.
- Havasu Canyon is a sacred land hidden within the southwest corner of the Grand Canyon National Park.
- To get to the waterfalls is a 10 mile hike in each direction.
- The hike begins on the Havasupai Indian Reservation, located south of the Colorado River and four hours west of Grand Canyon National Park’s South Rim, off Route 66.
- Havasupai Falls are a series of waterfalls as the Havasu Creek cascades down the canyon to connect with the Colorado River.
- The five waterfalls are: Navajo Falls, Fifty Foot Falls, Havasu Falls, Mooney Falls and Beaver Falls.
- Havasu Falls are the most famous of the waterfalls and are located about 2.4 km from the village of Supai.
- Havasupai means people of the blue-green waters.
- The Havasupai people or Havasuw ‘Baaja, an American Indian tribe, are the traditional guardians of the Grand Canyon.
- Entry to Havasupai Falls is available only with reserving a permit to hike into the canyon. Reservations open on 1st February each year and are usually sold out in advance for the whole year.
- Your visit requires a minimum 3-night stay at the canyon.
- Best time to visit is in the Spring or Fall as it’s not too hot and to avoid the largest crowds.
For more visit: https://www.havasupaireservations.com.