Montezuma Falls, Montezuma

Take a steep but reasonably speedy 20-minute hike up the river, observing small water features, until you reach the majestic Montezuma Falls, a beautiful 24 m (78 ft) high cascade of water. Cool off in the large pool at the base of the falls, which is great for swimming, but too shallow for rock jumping. If you’re feeling a little more adventurous, scramble up the rough path on the left side of the falls to a deeper pool and a second waterfall, where you can jump safely. Wear sturdy boots, as you’ll have to navigate across slippery rocks throughout the hike. Using our online itinerary creator, Montezuma attractions like Montezuma Falls can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I love this adventure, it is a must if you visiting Montezuma. I do recommend a local guide for the hike. Pedro [86593923] was the best. He helped guide through this wonderful and difficult terrain. H...  more »
  • Considering how small that is the town, is worth entering the forest and visit the waterfall, I think there is access by stairs but we explained the entrance by the river and although it is sometimes difficult, is not so complicated and has some very cool views. It is also free and you can swim, water is warm, it is pleasant.
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  • We enjoyed this fun little trek to see the waterfall very much! A bit of rock hopping and river crossing but it was worth the trip. Highly recommend you make the trip- literally just up the road and w...  more »
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