New Mexico Waterfalls

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Each waterfall is listed by its name and location letter-number below this map. 

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* Photo Gallery of some nice New Mexico Waterfalls

 

A-6 in Colorado by 8 miles    Chama Falls

A-6 in Colorado by 3 miles    Trujillo Meadows Falls

A-6 in Colorado by 3 miles    Cumbres Falls

A-6 in Colorado by 3 miles    Wolf Creek Falls …at Cumbres Pass

A-6 in Colorado by 5 miles    La Manga Falls

A-6 in Colorado by 5 miles    South Elk Creek Falls

A-7 in Colorado by 5 miles    Sheep Creek Falls

A-7 in Colorado by 5 miles    Bear Creek Falls

A-7 in Colorado by 25 miles  Treasure Creek Falls

 

1.               A-5    Encarnacion Falls

2.              A-6    Brazos Falls

3.              A-6    Brazos Box Falls

4.              A-6    Chavez Falls

5.              A-7    Chino Falls

6.              A-7    Beaver Creek Falls

7.              A-7    Toltec Falls

8.              A-8    El Rito Cascades

9.              A-8    Virgin Falls

10.           A-9    Latir Falls

11.            A-9    Waterfall Creek Falls

12.           A-12    Folsom Falls

13.           A-12    Corrumpa Waterfall

14.           B-6    Aragon Falls

15.           B-6    Cooper Falls 

16.           B-6    Ghost Falls

17.           B-7    Placer Creek Falls

18.           B-7    Potrero Falls

19.           B-9     Bear Canyon Cascades

20.          B-9    Lost Falls

21.           B-9    Sawmill Creek Falls

22.          B-9    Wheeler Creek Falls

23.          B-9    Wheeler Creek Cascades

24.          B-9    Wheeler Creek Lower Cascades

25.          B-9    Taos Cone Creek Cascades

26.          B-9    Heli-pad Cascade

27.          B-9    Williams Falls

28.          B-9     Gavilan Falls

29.          B-9     Italianos Falls

30.          B-9     Williams Basin Falls

31.           B-9    Blake Fork Falls

32.          B-9    Long Canyon Falls

33.          B-9     Hondo Falls

34.          B-9     Slide Falls

35.          B-9    Timberline Falls

36.          B-9    Broken Waters Falls

37.          B-9    El Salto (Spanish - the falls)

38.          B-9    Star Falls

39.          B-9    Miller Falls

40.          B-9    Bear Creek Cascades

41.           B-9    East Fork Gorge Cascades

42.          B-9    Lobo Falls

43.          B-9    Bull-of-the-Woods Cascades

44.          B-9    Clear Creek Falls

45.          B-9    Maverick Falls

46.          B-9    Lost Creek Falls

47.          B-9    Middle Fork Lake Falls

48.          B-9    Columbine Cascades

49.          B-9    Little Columbine Falls

50.          B-9    Courtney Falls

51.           B-9    Red River Falls

52.          B-13   Corrumpa Falls

53.          C-6    Echo Falls

54.          C-6    Lichen Falls

55.          C-6    Vivian Falls

56.          C-6    Resumidero Falls

57.          C-6    Puerco Falls

58.          C-6    Chama Canyon Wilderness

59.          C-8    Agua Caliente Falls

60.          C-8    Chamisal Falls

61.           C-8    Quin Sabe Falls

62.          C-8    Trampas Falls

63.          C-8    Upper Trampas Falls

64.          C-8    Ojo Sarco Falls

65.          C-8     Santa Barbara Falls

66.          C-8    Quemado Falls

67.          C-8    Suazo Falls (aka- the ice caves)

68.          C-8    Don Creek Falls

69.          C-8    Palociento Falls

70.          C-8    Rincon Creek Falls

71.           C-8    Fletchado Falls

72.          C-8    Mary's Waterfall

73.          C-9    Angostura Falls

74.          C-9    Casa Falls

75.          C-9    Middle Fork Casa Falls

76.          C-9    South Fork Casa Falls

77.          C-9    Hideaway Falls

78.          C-9    Santiago Falls

79.          C-10   Ortega Falls

80.          C-10   Charette Falls

81.           D-5    Clear Creek Falls

82.          D-5    La Madera Falls

83.          D-5    Rio Puerco Falls west

84.          D-6    Chamisa Vega Falls

85.          D-6    Jacque’s Waterfall

86.          D-6    Butterfly Spring Waterfall

87.          D-6    Jemez Falls

88.          D-6    Upper Guadalupe Falls

89.          D-6    Guadalupe Falls

90.          D-6    Battleship Falls

91.           D-6    Soda Dam

92.          D-6     Church Falls

93.          D-6    Frijoles Falls

94.          D-6   Seeping Slot Falls

95.          D-6    Sanchez Falls

96.          D-6    East Fork Jemez Box Falls

97.          D-6    Quemazon Falls

98.          D-7    Whiterock Falls

99.          D-7    Tetilla Falls

100.                        D-7    Pajarito Falls

101.               D-7    Nambe Falls

102.              D-7    Little Chasm Falls

103.              D-7    Chupadero Falls

104.              D-7    Nambe “Mystery” Falls

105.              D-8     Little Tesuque Falls

106.              D-8     Tesuque Falls

107.              D-8     Upper Nambe

108.              D-8     Penitente Creek Cascades

109.              D-8     Dalton Falls

110.               D-8     Macho Falls

111.                D-8    Chimayosos Falls

112.               D-8    Noisy Brook Falls

113.               D-8    Cow Creek Falls

114.               D-8    Pecos Falls

115.               D-8    Two Beautiful Waterfalls

116.               D-9    El Porvenir Falls

117.               D-9    Cascade Falls

118.               D-9     Burro Canyon Falls

119.               D-11   Beaver Falls

120.              E-9    Falls Creek Falls

121.               E-9    Brazel Falls

122.              E-10   Spring Canyon Falls

123.              F-2    Ramah Falls

124.              F-6    La Cueva Falls

125.              F-6    Embudo Falls

126.              F-6    Chimney Falls

127.              F-6    Sandia Falls

128.             F-7    Travertine Falls

129.              F-10   Catfish Falls

130.              G-10   Power Dam Falls

131.               H-6    Trigo Canyon Falls

132.              H-6     Manzano Falls 

133.              H-7     Red Canyon Falls                      

134.              J-1     Jenkins Creek Box Falls             

135.              J-1     Leggett Canyon Waterfall

136.              J-1     Engineer Creek Falls 

137.              J-1     Largo Canyon Falls  

138.              J-2    Hardcastle Falls     

139.              J-2    Whiskey Creek Falls  

140.              J-4    Pink Glissade  

141.               K-4    Garcia Falls

142.              L-1     Whitewater Falls 

143.              L-2    Mogollon Falls  

144.              L-2    Punch Bowl Falls 

145.              L-2    Geronimo Falls

146.              L-2    Sacaton Falls          

147.              L-2    Big Dry Creek Falls        

148.              L-2    Big Dry Creek Cascades  

149.              L-2    Little Dry Creek Falls  

150.              L-2    Golden Link Falls  

151.               L-2    Chasm Falls   

152.              L-2    Crevice Falls

153.              L-2    Spider Falls

154.              L-2    Spruce Creek Cascades 

155.              L-2    Gila Falls              

156.              L-2    Little Creek Falls 

157.              L-2    White Creek Falls 

158.              L-2    Rain Creek Falls

159.              L-3    Mineral Creek Falls near Chloride

160.              L-3    Diamond Falls

161.               L-3    Falls Canyon Falls 

162.              L-4    Falls Gulch Falls                                              

163.              L-8    Fall Creek Falls

164.              L-8    Little Fall Creek Falls

165.                      L-8    Three Rivers Waterslides

166.              L-8    Fort Stanton Falls

167.                      L-8    Butterfly Falls

168.              L-8    Bridal Falls    

169.              L-8    Tularosa Falls  

170.              M-2   Milkranch Falls   

171.               M-2   Sapillo Box Falls

172.              M-2   Pee Pee Falls                              

173.              M-4   Holden Prong Cascades

174.              M-4   Mineral Creek Falls – near Kingston

175.              M-8   Bridal Veil Falls

176.              M-8    Fresnal Falls  

177.              M-8   Bluff Springs              

178.              M-8   Waterfall Lodge Falls

179.              M-8   Wild Boy Falls       

180.              N-1    Slate Creek Falls 

181.               N-8    Caballero Falls              

182.              N-8    Sacramento Creek Falls

183.              N-11   Roaring Springs

184.              O-6    Fillmore Falls     

185.              O-7    Organ Mountains 

186.              O-10  Sitting Bull Falls  

187.              O-10  Last Chance Falls

188.              O-10  Double Canyon Falls 

 

 

Doug’s favorite New Mexico waterfalls 

                                            

L-2    Sacaton Falls - 300’

C-9    South Fork Casa Falls

A-6    Brazos Falls - 1300’ – 2 tiers

B-9    Star Falls – 300’

B-9    Timberline Falls – 100’

D-6    Frijoles Falls – 90’  …and currently growing quickly

C-9    Angostura Falls – 30’

C-8    Quemado Falls – 132’ …………………………………………………… “favorite of many”

C-8     Santa Barbara Falls – 80’ – 3 tiers

C-9    Casa Falls

B-9    Columbine Cascades – 120’ – 5 tiers

D-8    Pecos Falls – 100’ – 2 tiers

B-9    Wheeler Creek Falls – 75’ – 2 tiers

L-2    Big Dry Creek Cascades – 1200’ – many tiers and falls up to 60’ high each

L-2    Big Dry Creek Falls – 60’

B-9    Wheeler Creek Cascades – 400’ – many tiers and falls

B-9    Lost Creek Cascades – 300’ – many tiers and falls

C-6    Lichen Falls – 50’

C-6    Puerco Falls – 60’

C-6    Echo Falls – 50’

E-9    Falls Creek Falls – lower falls is 120’ in 5 tiers – upper is 200’ in 4 tiers

D-6    Battleship Falls – 50’

D-9     Cascade Creek Falls – 250’ – multiple tiers

L-8    Fall Creek Falls – 120’

D-7    Nambe Falls – 220’ – 4 tiers

B-9     Gavilan Falls – 50’ – 4 tiers 

 

New Mexico’s highest waterfall and cascades

Based on cumulative total elevation loss including tiers, ledges and cascades that can be seen from one viewpoint

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A-6    Brazos Falls – 1300’ – 2 tiers

C-9    Casa Cascades – 1500’ – many tiers

L-2    Big Dry Creek Cascades – 1200’ – many tiers

L-2    Chasm Falls – 400’

B-9    Wheeler Creek Cascades – 400’ – many tiers

L-2    Crevice Falls – 400’ – 3 or 4 tiers

B-9    Star Falls – 300’

L-2    Sacaton Falls – 300’  ……………………………………… “my favorite”

B-9    Lost Creek Cascades – 300’ – many tiers

E-9    Brazel Falls – 300’ – 3 or 4 tiers

B-9    Lower Wheeler Creek Cascades – 250’ – multi-tiered

D-9     Cascade Creek Falls – 250’ – multiple tiers

B-9    Bull-of-the-Woods Cascades – 250’ – continuous cascades 

D-7    Nambe Falls – 220’ – 4 tiers

C-8    Quemado Falls – 132’ – not very sheer but beautiful …………. “favorite of many”

L-2    Golden Link Falls – 200’

A-6    Chavez Creek Falls – 200’

B-9    El Salto #5 – 200’

F-6    Chimney Falls – 150’

E-9    Falls Creek Falls (upper) – 200’ – 3 tiers

L-3    Falls Canyon Falls – 200’

B-9    Bear Creek Cascades – 200’ – multi-tiered

O-10  Sitting Bull Falls – 200’ – multi- tiered

B-9    El Salto #2 – 150’

B-9    Columbine Cascades – 120’ – 5 tiers

B-9    Middle Fork Lake Falls (Red River) – 120’

L-8    Fall Creek Falls – 120’

E-9    Falls Creek Falls “lower” – 120 – 5 tiers

D-6    Sanchez Falls – 100’

B-9    El Salto #7 – 100’ – 5 tiers

D-8    Noisy Brook Falls – 100’ - multi-tiered

M-8   Wild Boy Falls – 100’ – data unsure

L-4    Falls Gulch Falls – 100’ – 2 tiers

C-9    South Fork Casa Falls – 95’

D-8    Pecos Falls – 90’ – 2 tiers

 

                                

… there are many more, in fact I will not live long enough to find them all…!!!

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