Miller Falls

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Beautiful Miller Falls is in the upper Red River Basin.  Only the lowest of its four tiers is shown here with Red River’s John Miller.  This waterfall is named in memory of his father.  See another photo at the bottom of this page.


beta facts:

name- Miller Falls

height- 70’ in four tiers.  The lowest tier is about 35’.

elevation- 10,400’

GPS coordinates- ±36°37.739’N 105°24.00’W

flow- perennial

season- mid-May to mid-October

accommodations- none

ownership- Carson National Forest

access- it’s about a half a mile horizontal and nuthern’ strait up, so… you figger it out.

nearest town- Red River is about 6 miles north of here

fun fact- 75 year-old John Miller still climbs that steep hillside… How ‘bout you…???


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The above photos were shot in mid-May so there was still a good bit of snow around.  Miller Falls is well worth the “killer” steep climb and there are some smaller waterfalls below… See another photo below this map.


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and here:


Enhanced USGS 7.5’ topo map

Bear & Miller Falls

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…a nice 25’ waterfall a short distance below Miller Falls

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