Tokopah Falls

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Tokopah Falls
Lower tier of Tokopah Falls
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Location Sequoia National Park, California
Coordinates 36°36′32″N118°41′26″W / 36.60886°N 118.69052°W / 36.60886; -118.69052 Coordinates: 36°36′32″N118°41′26″W / 36.60886°N 118.69052°W / 36.60886; -118.69052
Total height1,200 feet (370 m)
Watercourse Kaweah River

Tokopah Falls, also known as Tokopah Valley Falls, is a 1,200-foot (370 m) cascading waterfall in Sequoia National Park, California. The falls are formed as the Marble Fork of the Kaweah River slides down a huge granite headwall of the glacial Tokopah Valley. Although the falls flow powerfully during the snow melt of late spring and early summer, it is usually a trickle by autumn, occasionally drying up completely during poor snow years.

The falls are accessible by a fairly flat 4.1-mile (6.6 km) roundtrip hike from Highway 198.

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