Toquerville Falls is a very picturesque spot along the La Verkin Creek, located just just off Spring Drive in Toquerville, Utah. To get there, you head east on Spring Drive out of Toquerville for 5.6 miles.
The first few hundred yards are paved but soon the road crosses a cattle guard and turns into a rough dirt road. I attempted to make it to the falls in my Honda Accord but after about 2 miles turned around because the road was too treacherous for a passenger car.
The roughest part of the road is encountered about 2-4 miles from the start. After 3.6 miles the road forks - stay to the right. There is much elevation gain and loss on the road and for a time we wondered if we were on the right road because we had gained so much elevation and could see the canyon that La Verkin Creek was in far below to the right.
|If you click on this picture, you can enlarge it to see the falls from the road.|
After about 5 miles, you'll be able to see the falls from the road. Continue following the road, which is well maintained at this point, and take a final right as you near the falls.
When we got to the parking area, there were about 20 or so vehicles parked and many people enjoying the falls. I had not expected the falls to be so crowded on a Wednesday early afternoon!
The water was frigid but the falls were beautiful! The water was running much higher and faster than I had seen in pictures probably due to the snow runoff and the recent rains.
Although this really shouldn't be considered a hike, as the falls are about 50 yards from the parking area, it was a fun trip nonetheless.