Hyde Park Falls
50’ high Hyde Falls in Hyde State Park north of Santa Fe… notice 2 people sitting at the base of the waterfall, which shows how large this waterfall is
-These photos were shot in late May of 2019-
40’ high Upper Hyde Falls is found a quarter-mile upstream. Traces of the old trail occasionally appear along the way.
name- Hyde Creek Falls
height- 50 & 40 feet
elevation- 8900’ and 9300’
GPS coordinates- ± 35.7359558 -105.829882
flow- perennial although late summer and fall becomes a small trickle
season- May is best
accommodations- nearby Hyde State Park has everything
ownership- Santa Fe National Forest
access- is up the Falls Trail in Hyde State Park north of Santa Fe
nearest town- Santa Fe is about 15 miles northwest of here
fun fact- during the month of May these waterfalls flow really nice, white and frothy…!!!
A half-mile hike up the Falls Trail in Hyde State Park will bring you up Hyde Creek to 50’ high Hyde Falls. Another half-mile bushwhack upstream will take you to 40’ high Upper Hyde Falls. See Hyde Falls near the bottom of our map below.
Right-click-save-as on our map below, to print your own “hand-held” copy for your hike
Enhanced USGS topo map
The thin red lines on the map above show one mile section lines to scale with
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