World Waterfall Database

List of Waterfalls in United States

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Cataloged
Waterfalls which are Cataloged we have visited and surveyed in person. Statistical information should be quite accurate (for the most part), and exact measurements will often be available (information is not guaranteed to always be up to date). Detailed information, directions, and photographs will almost always be available.
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Confirmed
Confirmed Waterfalls are known to exist, should be relatively accurately mapped and geotagged, and the statistical information available will often be dependable. If height information is presented, it may be estimated but should be accurate. Directions will not likely be available.
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Unconfirmed
Unconfirmed Waterfalls are often marked on a published map, but we have yet to confirm the exact location and / or whether or not its stature is significant enough to qualify for listing in the database. Statistical information may be estimated and may be inaccurate. No directions.
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Unknown
Waterfalls marked as Unknown are either suspected to exist based on heresay or a hunch, or we have received unverified information suggesting a waterfall may exist near the location provided but cannot corroborate it in any way. Geodata may not be accurate, the location may not be known at all, and statistical information will be estimated and highly inaccurate.
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Inundated
Inundated Waterfalls have been submerged beneath lakes or reservoirs, usually a result of impoundment of a river behind a dam, and most often no longer functionally exist (there may be rare exceptions). We maintain records for these features out of historical importance.
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Subterranean
Though not common, some waterfalls can be found entirely underground within cave systems. Access to subterranean waterfalls can vary from easy via developed walkways to requiring a high level of extremely technical spelunking skill, including familiarity with ropework and a distinct lack of claustrophobia.
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Disqualified
Waterfalls which have been marked as Disqualified do not have the necessary stature or features to qualify as a legitimate waterfall according to our criteria. We will maintain records for entries with this status where the feature is well known and / or may have been historically referred to as a waterfall at some point in time.
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Posted
Posted Waterfalls are known to exist, and we may have a large amount of information associated with them, but are located on private property and are not legally accessible to the general public. Accessing waterfalls with this status should not be attempted without first being explicitly granted permission of the property owner.
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Waterfall
Country Rating
Height
State
Confirmed
305 feet / 93 meters
New York
Disqualified
Minnesota
Unconfirmed
12 feet / 4 meters
Vermont
Subterranean
40 feet / 12 meters
West Virginia
Cataloged
48.42
60 feet / 18 meters
Washington
Confirmed
42.44
32 feet / 10 meters
Michigan
Confirmed
60 feet / 18 meters
California
Confirmed
Washington
Cataloged
57.43
16 feet / 5 meters
Washington
Confirmed
Alaska
Confirmed
New York
Unconfirmed
30 feet / 9 meters
Tennessee
Unknown
New Hampshire
Unconfirmed
7 feet / 2 meters
Tennessee
Posted
12 feet / 4 meters
Georgia
Unconfirmed
30 feet / 9 meters
Arkansas
Posted
New York
Unconfirmed
25 feet / 8 meters
Tennessee
Unconfirmed
45 feet / 14 meters
Georgia
Confirmed
5 feet / 2 meters
Kentucky
Confirmed
Washington
Unconfirmed
260 feet / 79 meters
Wyoming
Unconfirmed
Washington
Unconfirmed
145 feet / 44 meters
Wyoming
Confirmed
30 feet / 9 meters
New Hampshire
Confirmed
109 feet / 33 meters
Oregon
Posted
14 feet / 4 meters
Wisconsin
Confirmed
90 feet / 27 meters
California

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