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Zapata Falls

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Sure you have to wade through the water to get the best view of the 25-foot Zapata Falls but bring water shoes because it’s worth it. The round trip hike is less than a mile from the parking area, but it’s a rough, gravel road for 3.5-miles on BLM Road 5415 to the trailhead, and not recommended for low clearance vehicles. The trail is open year-round and winter delights with a frozen crystal cascade. There is primitive camping at Zapata Falls Campground.


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