Information About

Horsetail Falls

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 4' 5" N,
145 ° 54' 20" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Nearest City

Valdez

Tributary to

Lowe River

Elevation

479 ft (146 m)

Uses

Horsetail Falls in Detail.

Getting There

Horsetail Falls is easily accessed off the Richardson Highway about 12 miles east of Valdez. There is a large pull out, able to fit many cars and RV's.

About

Horsetail Falls is a popular roadside attraction to summer tourist on their way to Valdez.

In winter the waterfall is one of the more fickle for ice climbing in Keystone Canyon. The falls are constantly freezing and thawing. Bells may form on the upper left portion of the falls.

Horsetail Falls Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Horsetail Falls.

Places Near Horsetail Falls
Crags:

101 Wall, Republic of Boulder, The Sunny Side,

Flats:

Dutch Flat,

Glaciers:

Camicia Glacier, Corbin Glacier, Hogback Glacier, Keystone Glacier, Rubin Glacier, Tsina Glacier, Twentyseven Mile Glacier, Worthington Glacier, Wortmanns Glacier,

Routes:

Angel, Bridal Veil Falls (Ice Climb), Cidersicle, Fang Gully, Flying Cloud, Foolagain, Glass Onion, Greensteps, Hanging Tree Left, Hanging Tree Right, Horsetail Falls (Ice Climb), Hung Jury, Mud Slide, Oil Slick, Popsicle Pillar, POS, Simple Twist of Fate, Spring Loaded, The Bight,

Lakes:

Blueberry Lake, Crater Lake, Deep Lake, Trap Lake, Worthington Lake,

Locales:

19 Mile Wall, Bald Boy, Bro Bowl, Catchers Mitt, DOT Face, Fracture Canyon, Girls, Heiden View Face, Little Girls, Little Odyssey, Loveland Basin, Mercury, North Odyssey, Road Run, School Bus, Skate Park,

Mountains:

Prospectors Peak, Abercrombie Mountain, East Peak, Girls Mountain, Hogsback, The Island, Meteorite Mountain, Odessey,

Parks:

Blueberry Lake State Recreation Site,

Mountain Passes:

Thompson Pass,

Peaks:

Acapulco, Mount Bonet, Bronto, Heidi Peak, Loveland Peak, Repeater Peak, Sapphire, Satellite, Stone Mountain, Tones Temple, Twentyseven Mile Peak, Whistlers Mother,

Streams:

Bear Creek, Bench Creek, Brown Creek, Browns Creek, Cameron Creek, Canyon Slough, Goat Creek, Sheep Creek, Wortmanns Creek,

Routes:

Browns Creek Trail, DOT Glacier Trail, Little Odessey Trail, Pack Trail of 1899, Thompson Pass Pipeline Access Road, Worthington Glacier Ridge Trail,

Valleys:

Browns Basin, Goat Gully, Heiden Canyon, Keystone Canyon, Snowslide Gulch,

Cities:

Wortmanns,

Waterfalls:

Bridal Veil Falls, Horsetail Falls, Rudleston Falls,