The Fletchado Canyon Waterfalls
Fletchado Creek has numerous free falling spills, cascades and cataracts of all types
name- The Fletchado Canyon Waterfalls
height- 20’ or so…
GPS coordinates- ±36°09.160’N 105°32.290’W
flow- nice perennial mountain stream
season- spring, summer and fall
accommodations- nearby small towns and campgrounds
ownership- public – Carson National Forest
access- a half-mile hike from State Hwy 518.
nearest town- Sipapu is across the highway.
fun fact- fletchado means, “shot with arrows”
Fletchado Canyon near Sipapu is laced with rushing waterfalls. No single drop exceeds 20 feet in height. However some of them connect end to end to form contentious whitewater foam for a hundred feet and more. Forest Trail #7 climbs steep and quickly above state hwy #518. The highest cascades cannot be seen from the trail… but by bush whacking only.
thin red section lines above represent miles
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