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  First Waterfall
by Kindra

A 15-20 minute hike up from the entrance to the waterfall (walk west of town until you get to the bridge and then head inland- or follow the river upwards).

On a rainy day or following a rainy day, it is probably not too safe to hike up as the water can get strong and the trails can be muddy and washed out.

Follow the red arrows (found on trees and rocks) which mark out the best way to climb up. Once you cross the river onto the right side, look for the trail slightly above the river- this is a lot easier and safer than navigated through the rocks that line the river shore.

Don't jump off any of the waterfalls- it is very dangerous and many people have died. Be careful when swimming in the water as the current can be strong. Many people (along the rocks) swam up behind the waterfall, got up and jumped the 2 feet into the water and through the falls. Seemed safe and fun enough. The water is soooo refreshing!

Address: Walk west of town, after bridge walk inland

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 18, 2006
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