World of Waterfalls Blog

This page displays all of our blog posts (latest posts first).

The blog posts shown here include both non-waterfall and waterfall writeups.  So in addition to our in-depth waterfall posts, the article/post topics can range from educational writeups, musings, features, advice, product reviews, and more.

This page even displays updates or new postings pertaining to Top 10 Lists, Itineraries, and Trip Reports.

If you’re looking for waterfall writeups, you can find them in our Destinations page.

Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

Kaiate Falls (Te Rerekawau)

Kaiate Falls (or Te Rerekawau in Maori) consists of a 25m 3-tiered upper falls and a 10m lower falls accessed by a loop bush walk near Tauranga, New Zealand.

Wentworth Falls

Wentworth Falls (or Wentworth Valley Falls) at 50m tall is one of the taller waterfalls in the Coromandel area of New Zealand with a gold mining heritage.

“A Destination Wedding to Remember” (Whitianga, New Zealand – November 10, 2004 to November 12, 2004)

When I look back at the destination wedding photos taken by Susanna and her nephew, I still get misty-eyed. It was one of those rare times when all of my expectations were exceeded. I’ll never forget

Haruru Falls

Haruru Falls is a short (5m) but wide (15m) waterfall on the Waitangi River easily accessed from the Bay of Islands at Paihia in New Zealand’s Northland Region.

Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls is an impressive and easily-accessible 27m tall classic rectangular waterfall near the town of Kerikeri in the Northland Region of New Zealand.

Waiotemarama Falls

Waiotemarama Falls (“water of the moon” in Maori) is a 5m waterfall on the Waiotemarama Bush Track near the kauri tree forests of Northland, New Zealand

“Pulled Over” (Northland, New Zealand – November 7, 2004 to November 9, 2004)

We headed west along SH12 when we had to follow a slow-moving truck. And so we merrily waited for an opportunity to pass the truck safely when a police car was suddenly in our rear-view mirror…

Piroa Falls

Piroa Falls is a 20m waterfall accessible by a short walk within the Waipu Gorge Scenic Reserve between Auckland and Whangarei in New Zealand’s North Island.

Whangarei Falls

Whangarei Falls (pronounced “FAHNG-uh-ray”) is a pleasing 26m rectangular waterfall accessed by a stroll with picnic areas in the city of Whangei, New Zealand.

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Camping Weekend Itinerary – August 27, 2004 to August 29, 2004

This Labor Day Weekend Itinerary pertained to a camping trip within the Cedar Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park. Since it took place well into the Summer…

Mist Falls

Mist Falls is a 45ft waterfall in California’s Cedar Grove section of Kings Canyon National Park en route to Paradise Valley on an 8-mile round-trip hike.

Yellowstone and Grand Tetons Itinerary – June 17, 2004 to June 27, 2004

This itinerary of our visit to Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton national Park was largely with a tight budget where we booked ahead for campsites for about half the trip while staying lodges for the remainder of the nights…

Hidden Falls

Hidden Falls is a 75-100ft waterfall at the far end of Jenny Lake in Grand Teton National Park accessible by a 1.2-mile round-trip hike after a boat ride.

Wilderness Falls and Columbine Falls

The Wilderness Falls and Columbine Falls (or Columbine Cascade) are waterfalls dropping 250ft and 200ft respectively across Jackson Lake in the Grand Tetons.

“Can I Make It Back Up?” (Bechler and the Grand Tetons – June 25, 2004 to June 26, 2004)

The Falls River almost covered the entire canyon floor I was in. Clearly I could go nowhere without getting into the water. Then, with a roar of thunder, I quickly abandoned any thought I had…

Other Grand Tetons Waterfalls

The other Grand Tetons Waterfalls encompasses all the other waterfalls we’ve seen that we determined were merely ephemeral cascades and not really worthy of singling them out…

Tower Fall

Tower Fall is a 132ft waterfall flanked by namesake tower-like pillars best seen in the morning from its base, but that trail has been closed for years.

Wraith Falls

Wraith Falls is a cascading 100ft waterfall dropping in a bulb-shape on Lupine Creek reachable by a short 2-mile round-trip hike in the north of Yellowstone.

Undine Falls

Undine Falls is an easy roadside 60-100ft waterfall on Lava Creek seen from an overlook just east of the Mammoth Junction in Yellowstone National Park.

Lost Creek Falls (Lost Falls)

Lost Creek Falls (or Lost Falls) is a light-flowing 40ft waterfall sitting quietly in a shadowy forest right behind the Roosevelt Lodge in Yellowstone.