Joaquin Falls

30 high Joaquin Falls in the Jemez Mountains

Unfortunately floods have washed a huge heavy log over and into the falls...would someone please move that out for me...??? Kenny Dillingham Photos

 

 

beta facts: provided by Kenny Dillingham whom I have lost contact with...(please contact me again Kenny)

 

name- Joaquin Falls

height- 30

elevation- 7400

GPS coordinates- 3547.269N 10648.861W

flow- except during very dry times

season- Spring, Summer and Fall

ownership- Santa Fe National Forest

nearest town- Gilman is 6 miles southeast of here

fun fact- not many people come to this place...!!!

 

 

essay bro:

...a couple miles or more north of Jemez Pueblo on NM Hwy 4, turn northwest on 485 which turns into Forest Road 376. Take 376 north up thru Gilman and thru the famous Gilman Tunnels ...within another 5 miles or so stop at an old discontinued forest road... park your wheels...an hike a short 1.7 miles west up that road. The GPS cords here where you park are: 3546.710N 10647.653W Joaquin Falls cannot be seen or heard from this old roadbed, so leave the road and follow Joaquin Creek. This 30 high waterfall is at GPS: 3547.269N 10648.861W

Juaqiun Falls appears in small print over on the left side of the map below

 

Enhanced USGS 7.5 topo map

 

 

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