East Fork Gorge
Red River’s East Fork Gorge is Watershow city…!!!
name- East Fork Gorge
height- the highest single drop is maybe 20’, but falls and cascades are continuous and solid white
GPS coordinates- ±36°34.811’N 105°22.021’W
flow- a large mountain stream
season- mid-May thru October
ownership- Carson National Forest
access- 1 mile on trail 56 and ˝ mile south on the abandon ditch, then ˝ mile of mild bushwhacking
nearest town- Red River is about 10 miles north of here
fun fact- powerful whitewater
After a strong mile up East Fork Trail #56 you will need to veer to the right and follow the old abandon ditch south for a half-mile. When the ditch reaches the East Fork Red River hike up stream another half-mile to the roaring whitewater of the “East Fork Gorge.”
Sawmill Creek Falls is just above the old abandon gold miner’s ditch up Sawmill Creek.
See also nearby: Sawmill Creek Falls, Miller Falls, Bear Creek Falls, Middle Fork Falls, Lost Creek Falls, Horseshoe Creek Falls, Taos Cone Creek Cascades and Red River Falls
Enhanced National Geographic 7.5’ topo map
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