Here Are The Best Waterfalls You Need To Visit In Every State

There’s something inherently magical about waterfalls. Whether you’re reveling in the grandeur of the largest waterfall in the U.S., or simply taking in a babbling little cascade while on a hike, waterfalls are extraordinary natural wonders that really must be experienced in person. Happily, there are numerous bucket-list-worthy waterfalls across the country, so no matter which state you call home, you’re guaranteed to be close to one of these wondrous falls. But, don’t just take our word for it: here are the best waterfalls you need to visit in every state — and we recommend visiting them all!

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Who’s up for a little waterfall chasing? (Have you caught the wanderlust bug now, too?) Across the country, there are some truly wondrous waterfalls that make for some magical, memorable experiences.

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Address: Caney Creek Falls Trail, Alabama 35553, USA
Address: Nugget Falls, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
Address: Havasu Falls, Arizona 86435, USA
Address: Cedar Falls Township, AR 72110, USA
Address: Yosemite Falls, California, USA
Address: Bridal Veil Falls, Colorado 81426, USA
Address: Great Falls, Canaan, CT 06031, USA
Address: Brandywine Creek State Park, 41 Adams Dam Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807, USA
Address: Falling Creek Falls, Florida 32055, USA
Address: Anna Ruby Falls, Georgia 30571, USA
Address: Wailua Falls, Hawaii 96746, USA
Address: Shoshone Falls, Idaho 83341, USA
Address: Starved Rock State Park, 2678 E 875th Rd, Oglesby, IL 61348, USA
Address: Cataract Falls, Jennings Township, IN, USA
Address: Dunning's Spring Park, Ice Cave Rd, Decorah, IA 52101, USA
Address: Cumberland Falls, Kentucky 42634, USA
Address: Rock Falls Dr, Louisiana, USA
Address: West Forks, ME 04985, USA
Address: Muddy Creek Falls, 14, West Oakland, MD 21550, USA
Address: Bash Bish Falls, Mt Washington, MA 01258, USA
Address: Tahquamenon Falls, McMillan Township, MI 49768, USA
Address: Tettegouche State Park, 5702 MN-61, Silver Bay, MN 55614, USA
Address: Clark Creek Natural Area, 366 Ft Adams Pond Rd, Woodville, MS 39669, USA
Address: Mina Sauk Falls, Arcadia Township, MO 63650, USA
Address: Bird Woman Falls, Montana 59936, USA
Address: Smith Falls, Valentine, NE 69221, USA
Address: Kings Canyon Rd, Carson City, NV 89703, USA
Address: Arethusa Falls, Livermore, NH 03812, USA
Address: Buttermilk Falls, Mountain Rd, Layton, NJ 07851, USA
Address: Sitting Bull Falls, New Mexico 88220, USA
Address: Rainbow Falls, Keene, NY 12943, USA
Address: Linville Falls, NC 28752, USA
Address: Mineral Springs, ND, USA
Address: Ash Cave, OH-56, Logan, OH 43138, USA
Address: Turner Falls, Davis, OK 73030, USA
Address: Multnomah Falls, Oregon 97014, USA
Address: Raymondskill Falls, Dingman Township, PA 18337, USA
Address: Pawtucket Falls, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
Address: Raven Cliff Falls, South Carolina 29635, USA
Address: Sioux Falls, SD, USA
Address: Cane Creek Falls, Tennessee 37367, USA
Address: Gorman Falls, Texas 76853, USA
Address: Lower Calf Creek Falls, Utah 84716, USA
Address: Moss Glen Falls, Stowe, VT 05672, USA
Address: Doyles River Falls, White Hall, VA 22932, USA
Address: Palouse Falls, Washington 99143, USA
Address: Blackwater Falls, West Virginia 26260, USA
Address: Big Manitou Falls, Superior, WI 54880, USA
Address: Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, Wyoming 82190, USA