Butterfly Spring Falls
Butterfly Spring Waterfall is about a third of a mile downstream from Upper Guadalupe Falls. Butterfly Spring flows out of the earth and over a 25-foot high waterfall. It is easily seen from the main stream of the Rio Guadalupe below.
Butterfly Waterfall shown here March before leaves came out, is fed by Butterfly Spring just above the falls.
name- Butterfly Spring Falls
GPS coordinates- ±35°47.389’N 106°47.085’W
flow- spring fed
season- spring is best
ownership- Santa Fe National Forest
access- ¼ mile bushwhack east of forest road 376
nearest town- Jemez Springs is about 6 miles due east of here
fun fact- very, very few people ever visit this place… please don’t be the first to litter it.
See also nearby: Jacque’s Waterfall and splendid Upper Guadalupe Falls
Enhanced USGS 7.5’ topo map
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