Ghost Ranch Falls or…Box Canyon Falls

  Ghost 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.”


beta facts:

name- none of these waterfalls really have a name

height- …up to 12 feet high

elevation- 6900’

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


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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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