Slate Creek Falls

Slate Creek tumbles down a 75’ high falls that lands in the Gila River.

This is a wonderfully sculpted falls that twists, twirls and leaps wildly about.

Chuck Henderson photo

 

beta facts:

name- Slate Creek Falls

height- 75’

elevation- 4200’

GPS coordinates- 3245.205’N 10838.388’W unverified in the field

flow- perennial spring fed

season- anytime

accommodations- nothing but mountain lions

ownership- Gila National Forest

access- This waterfall would be a total nightmare to find by any method other than a float trip

down the Middle Box of the Gila River

nearest town- Red Rocks is maybe 15 miles east of here

fun fact- this is as far back into nowhere than anywhere is

 

 

This is a beautiful waterfall

 

Enhanced National Geographic 7.5’ topo map

 

 

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