Ghost Ranch Falls or…Box Canyon Falls
…one of several small waterfalls along the “Box Canyon” hike, at the famous GHOST RANCH.
The 12’ falls in the photo above is off-trail up Box Canyon’s “North Fork.”
name- none of these waterfalls really have a name
height- …up to 12 feet high
GPS coordinates- ±36°20.738’N 106°27.211’W
flow- spring fed
season- any… but spring is best…!!!
accommodations- Ghost Ranch is wonderful educational business that welcomes the public and hiking their trails is free by signing in at the office.
ownership of the falls - Carson National Forest
access- a 2-mile trail will take you up to the “Box Canyon” and the falls
nearest town- Ghost Ranch is about 12 miles west of Abiquiu on US Hwy 84
fun fact- Amazing, beautiful “slickrock” desert
This is a wonderful, beautiful place, but most of the better waterfalls are off-trail, on the north fork of the box canyon. See the map below.
Enhanced USGS 7.5’ topo map
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