Laguna Canyon Falls

The 200 foot high lower tier of Laguna Canyon Falls is shown in the photo below


...a closer look...


This un-named 20 foot waterfall in the photo below, is the beginning of The Laguna Slot Canyon

There is a 100 foot high upper tier of Laguna Falls between the two falls photographed above, which we do not have a photo of…



beta facts:

name- Laguna Canyon Falls

height- 300 feet total – the upper tier is 100 feet high and the lower tier is 200 feet high

elevation-  + 7300’

GPS coordinates- ±36°21.210’N 106°43.206’W

flow- only April and May and during drought, it remains dry most of the time, except for thunderstorm induced flashfloods

season- April and May

accommodations- NONE –Chama Canyon Wilderness Area

ownership- Santa Fe National Forest

access- is from above on Forest Road #8 and/or #11… see the map below

nearest town- Gallina is about 12 miles south of here

fun fact- These are amazing waterfalls that are extremely difficult to visit



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These are amazing waterfalls that are extremely difficult to visit.  Laguna Creek is shown by a red line on the map below.  Laguna Falls is shown by a short, thick hash mark on that red line… in the center of our map.


Right-click-save-as on our map below, to print your own “hand-held” copy for your hike


Click this link to see a larger map of this entire area:


Enhanced USGS topo map by Doug Scott

The thin Red Lines depict sections of “slot canyons” or “box canyons” and the thicker Red Lines show the boundries of Chama River Canyon Wilderness Area

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