El Rincon Falls


20’ high El Rincon Falls can almost be seen from your boat while floating the Gila River

...a series of more waterfalls, like this one are immediately above it



beta facts:

name- El Rincon Falls

height- 20’ with more waterfalls immediately above it

elevation- 5400’ elevation

GPS coordinates- ±33°08.066’N 108°14.859’W

flow- possibly perennial

season- best in March and April

accommodations- none - Gila Wilderness Area

ownership- Gila National Forest

access- Trail #724 Goes close by but is often un-usable during March & April’s high water-flows – see essay below

nearest town- Gila Hot Springs is about 5 miles northeast of here

fun fact- The harsh environment here limits visitor numbers


essay bro

The only reasonable way to visit these waterfalls... is by doing the 43 mile - 3 to 5 day - river float trip on the Gila River, through the Gila Wilderness - The best floating season here is March And April


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