Blue Creek Falls

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30’ high Blue Creek Falls pours over solid granite.  The upper tier is 20’ and the lower tier is 10’... and ...Blue Creek has at least a dozen more waterfalls...!!! 

-here is a couple nice 12 footers shown below-  These two falls are upstream from the main Blue Creek Falls


The photo below shows the 50’ high “tiered” waterfall that is the highest elevation falls we found on upper Blue Creek’s South Fork –see the map below


beta facts:

name- Blue Creek Falls

height- 30’

elevation- 8000’

GPS coordinates- ±35°39.580’N 105°28.493’W

flow- perennial trout stream

season- May thru October

accommodations- none

ownership- Santa Fe National Forest

access- 20 miles or more west of Las Vegas on State 65 turn south on FR 156 for about 6 miles (unsure?) and left on FR 291 (see map below)

nearest town- Las Vegas, NM is about 15 miles east of here

fun fact- this place surpassed my expectations... it is awesome...!!!



essay bro:

Pull off of Forest Road 291 and park your wheels at the “un-marked” Blue Creek Falls Trailhead.  The GPS cords here are: ±35°40.451’N 105°28.538’W  -You will find this trail to be amazing...!!!  Hopefully the Forest Service will maintain it again someday soon.  It is a very easy trail to maintain in that it run along a thinly forested hillside.  Echo Point Overlook is a GRAND PLACE that you will never forget...!!!  And Blue Creek Falls are sweet...!!!



Right-click-save-as on my map below to have a hardcopy for yourself


Enhanced USGS 7.5’ topo map



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