Adventure to Ozone Falls

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Distance

0.5 miles

Elevation Gain

150 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Added by Andrew Conaway

This is an amazing hike just a few minutes off I-40. The great part is that it is such a short "hike" that any skill level can do it.

There is a decent 5-6 car parking area right outside the entrance to this hike along a main road. Across the street there are railroad tracks which is a neat benefit. Upon reaching the parking area...you can hike north from the parking lot and reach the top of the waterfall in 2-3 minutes after walking maybe 200 yards. This is spectacular as you can get right next to the edge of a very large impressive waterfall. Hiking back along the ridge will lead you to a point along the road that is also accessible from walking east from the parking lot. This is where the trail to the bottom begins. It is fairly steep but very short. Within 5-10 minutes you should be at the waterfall. The waterfall has many options for viewing upon reaching it...you can go behind it fairly easily or scramble over some rocks to get a pretty straight on view (like in my 2nd and 3rd pictures) or you can even make your way back a ways to a cave overlook (as depicted in the first picture) for a spectacular all-encompassing view of the waterfall. For such a short hike, the reward is remarkable.

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