Taos Cone Creek Cascades


          Description: Taos Cone Creek Cascades lo

This is the top 30 feet of 300’ high Taos Cone Creek Cascades


beta facts:

name- Taos Cone Creek Cascades

height- 300’ cascades

elevation- 11,200’

GPS coordinates- ±36°33.604’N 105°23.012’W

flow- perennial

season- June thru Oct…  the early bird will fight snowdrifts but will see the most powerful water-show 

accommodations- Wheeler Peak Wilderness

ownership- Carson National Forest

access- 2¾ miles on East Fork Trail #56 then upstream bushwhack for about a mile see map below

nearest town- Red River is about 11 miles North of here

fun fact- people who never leave the trail, never see these cascades


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This is a very high and beautiful cascade… but really only the top 30’ falls over bedrock… the rest cascades over alluvial fill.


Make yourself a copy of my map and please enjoy all of the many waterfalls of the upper Red River.  They’re some of New Mexico’s best…!!!


Enhanced National Geographic 7.5’ topo map



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