Paradise Hiding in the Grand Canyon-Havasu Falls in Arizona


Havasu Falls at Night, Havasupai - CC BY-SA 2.0 PDTillman

Havasupai Falls Arizona is a major destination for hikers who want to visit the blue green waterfalls. Hidden in the Grand Canyon, and difficult to get reservations for, this paradise is for those who can plan ahead and enjoy hikes of 8 miles or more. The Havasupai people live near the Havasupai Falls in the Supai Village.

Havasu Falls at Night, Havasupai – CC BY-SA 2.0 PDTillman

The Havasupai people, or Havasuw `Baaja, the people of the blue-green waters, are the traditional guardians of the Grand Canyon. Related to the Yuman, the Havasupai have from the beginning, inhabited the Grand Canyon and its environs.

Havasu (Cataract) Canyon, now the permanent home of the Havasupai Indian Tribe, is internationally known for its blue water and spectacular water falls adorned with travertine columns, shelves and skirts. Topography of the plateau areas varies from rolling, gentle slopes, to escarpments of outcrops of the Kaibab Limestone.


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