8 Most Thrilling Waterfalls in the U.S.

The U.S. has thousands of stunning waterfalls due to its geographic variety. They're also gorgeous. Waterfalls provide oxygen and nutrients to aquatic life in our ecosystem.

Ousel Falls, Montana

The 100-foot Ousel Falls in Big Sky, Montana, is a 1.6-mile round-trip trek from Ousel Falls Park. The course includes wooded paths, three bridges, and the Gallatin River.

Toquerville Falls, Utah

Toquerville Falls, a two-tiered waterfall that flows down red rocks in Utah's southwestern desert, is a must-see. Only a hard dirt path leads to the stunning, granite cascades.

Snoqualmie Falls, Washington

The 268-foot Snoqualmie Falls, 30 minutes from Seattle, offers breathtaking vistas from top and lower viewing decks. The Snoqualmie River's waters fall 10 storeys into gorgeous Pacific Northwest woods.

El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico

Any route in this tropical paradise leads to stunning waterfalls. The 35-foot La Mina Falls and La Canoa Falls, home to the El Hippie pool, are nearby.

Multnomah Falls, Oregon

Multnomah Falls is Oregon's highest waterfall. After a short climb, visitors may witness its 620-foot waterfall and two-tiered plunge from a bridge.

Yosemite National Park, California

Many famous waterfalls are in Yosemite National Park. Yosemite Falls is 2,425 feet tall, whereas Bridalveil Falls is 620 feet.

Waimoku Falls, Hawaii

Waimoku Falls in Maui, Hawaii, is the ideal waterfall for adventurers. Hike the Pipiwai Trail to see bamboo groves, cool ponds, banyan trees.

Niagara Falls, New York

Niagara Falls is unmissable on any waterfall list. Niagara Falls State Park, the nation's oldest, houses the waterfall on the U.S.-Canadian border. If you're taking a boat or foot excursion to see the falls, bring a poncho.

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