Havasu Falls or Havasuw Hagjahgeevma as they are
known among the local Havasupai tribes is located on the south
border of the Grand
Canyon National Park, in the state of Arizona in the United
States. Havasu Creek is a tributary of the Colorado River. It is
located and set from a road on the right side (left side when going
upstream) of the main road. The trail leads through one side of a
small plateau and falls into the main pool. Havasu Falls is
undoubtedly the most famous and visited of the falls in the region.
Havasu Falls consist of a main duct that falls on a vertical cliff
of 120 feet (37 m) in a large pool. Its color is due to the high
mineral (calcium carbonate) content of the water, the falls are
always changing and sometimes they break into two separate hoppers
Recreation There are many picnic tables on the
opposite side of the creek, and it is easy to cross over by
following the edges of the pools. It is possible to swim behind the
falls and enter a small rock shelter behind it. However, drownings
Campground A campground is located nearby.
Visitors are required to reserve permits prior to their travel to
the Havasupai Indian Reservation.