Nambe Falls

Nambe Falls is several falls… here is a 75 footer above a 100 footer

 

beta facts:

name- Nambe Falls

height- the highest of the waterfalls at 100’ is the farthest downstream

elevation- 6600’

GPS coordinates- 3550.720’N 10554.430’W

flow- perennial

season- anytime, but more flow in the late spring and early summer

accommodations- campground

ownership- Nambe Pueblo

access- mile hike from the Nambe Falls Campground

nearest town- Nambe Pueblo is 4 miles away

fun fact- these are serious waterfalls

 

 

essay bro:

 

The Rio Nambe near Pojoaque has wonderful natural occurring waterfalls as it drops thru a sheer-walled gorge immediately below Nambe dam.  The highest one is about 100 feet high.  This is within Nambe Pueblo land.  A well-kept, beautiful campground owned by the tribe is open to the public for a reasonable fee.  A hike up to the waterfalls is quite exceptional.

 

Enhanced National Geographic 7.5’ topo map

the thin red lines above represent one mile

 

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