Cliff Jumping in Arizona

Cliff Jumping in the United States of America


Cliff Jumping in Arizona


Cliff Jumping Locations:
Cliff Jumping is a popular sport. Cliff Jumping Adventures posts locations from various sources that are or have at one time been popular. There are likely many different places to cliff jump within a certain area. Cliff Jumping Adventures does not verify the legal status of the locations posted throughout the website because the laws for each area can change quickly. It is the responsibility of the cliff jumper to verify the legal status of the cliff jumping area.



Cliff Jumping Safety:
Cliff Jumping Adventures should be used as a general guide to find suitable locations for cliff jumping. We are not responsible for anything relating to your cliff jumping experience. This includes injuries and/or legal issues. We simply provide a general guide to cliff jumping locations. The areas listed throughout the website currently or have at one time contained a location which matched the requirements for cliff jumping. Requirements include being deep enough, a platform from which to cliff jump, etc.

WARNING: Cliff jumping can be dangerous. The locations listed for cliff jumping may not be eligible year round as water levels can recede and areas can change over time. It is extremely important that every cliff jumper always prepares and surveys the area before attempting a cliff jump. Never jump without knowing how deep it is, how deep you need it to be based upon your weight/the cliff height and whether or not there is debris under the water. Please follow cliff jumping safety rules.

Be aware that many cliff jumpers have either died or altered their lives due to injuries. This includes injuries from low heights. It is never recommended that anyone attempt jumping from heights of 40 feet or more.


The locations listed below are popular locations for cliff jumping in Arizona.


Apache Lake
City/County, State:
Roosevelt, Arizona
Beaver Creek Canyon Sedona, Arizona
Beaver Falls Supai, Arizona
Camp Arizona Sedona, Arizona
Clear Creek Winslow, Arizona
Coronado National Forest Tuscon, Arizona
Heavenly Fossil Creek Strawberry, Arizona
Fossil Springs Coconino County, Arizona
Havasu Falls Supai, Arizona
Lake Havasu Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Lake Mead Boulder City, Arizona
Lake Pleasant Morristown, Arizona
Lake Powell Page, Arizona
Mooney Falls Havasupai
Navajo Falls Havasupai
Saguaro Lake Mesa, Arizona
Slide Rock State Park Sedona, Arizona
Tonto Creek Narrows Gisela, Arizona
Wet Beaver Creek Sedona, Arizona
Winslow Clear Creek Winslow, Arizona


Apache Lake is located in central Arizona surrounded by Superstition Wilderness and Three Bar Wildlife Area. The lake is one of four reservoirs built along the Salt River. The lake is located along the Apache Trail and is 17 miles long and spans across 2,568 acres. Apache Lake offers the setting for many recreational activities.

Beaver Creek Canyon is located in Troutdale, Arizona. Beaver Creek frequently changes its course and is now a straigher deeper cut which exposes shear sides of erodable silt.

Beaver Falls is located in Coconino County in the areas of Supai, Havasupai Reservation and Grand Canyon National Park. The stream stretches 13 miles. Beaver Falls is an 8 mile hike from Havasu Campground. There are many great cliff jumping locations in the area.

Clear Creek Campground is located on the Verde River in Yavapai, Arizona. It’s a popular area for cliff jumping, hiking, swimming and fishing.

Coronado National Forest is located in Southeastern Arizona and Southwestern New Mexico. The nearest city is Tucson, Arizona. The forest covers 1,780,000 acres throughout the mountain ranges and offers year round recreational opportunities. The national forest is located in Cochise, Graham, Pima, Pinal and Santa Cruz Counties in Arizona and also in Hidalgo County in New Mexico.

Heavenly Fossil Creek is located near Strawberry, Arizona by the Mogollon Rim. There is a rope swing at the creek.

Fossil Springs is located near Strawberry, Arizona in Coconino, Gila and Yavapai Counties. It is in Yavapai, Arizona in the Tonto National Forest. Fossil springs is located at approximately 6,510 feet above sea level and is 17 miles long.

Havasu Falls is located near Supai, Arizona. Havasu Falls is the most famous and visited fall in Arizona. The falls has one main chute that drops over a 120 foot cliff into the pools below. The pools are created by mineralization.

Lake Havasu is located on the border between California and Arizona. Lake Havasu is located to the west of Lake Havasu City and is a reservoir behind Parker Dam on the Colorado River. Recreational opportunities are plenty which bring an estimated 3.5 million visitors every year.

Lake Mead is located on the Colorado River about 30 miles Southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada and is part of both Arizona and Nevada. It is formed by the Hoover Dam and is the largest reservoir in the United States. There are 9 access points on the lake.

Lake Pleasant is located northwest of Phoenix in Peoria, Arizona. The lake is a huge attraction in the metropolitan area for water sports such as water skiing, jet skiing, sailing, swimming, fishing and cliff jumping.

Lake Powell is a reservoir on the Colorado River located between Arizona and Utah. The majority of Lake Powell is in Utah and is a major vacation destination for around two million people per year. Lake Powell is the second largest man-made reservoir in the United States and covers an area of 161,390 acres. Lake Powell provides water for the Upper Basin states of the Colorado River Compact: Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.

Mooney Falls is located about 1 mile past Havasu Falls in Coconino County and in the area of Supai, Havasupai Reservation and Grand Canyon National Park. Beaver Falls is also along the trail in this area. The waterfall is around 200 feet in height. The pool at the base of the waterfall provides a great place for swimming and cliff jumping.

Navajo Falls was the first major waterfall falling 75 feet into a pool on Havasu Creek. The fall is gone, for now, due to the major flooding that occurred there in 2008.

Saguaro Lake is located halfway between Phoenix and the deserted town of Sunflower, Arizona. The lake is a reservoir on the Salt River in the Tonto National Forest.

Slide Rock State Park is located in Oak Creek Canyon about 4 miles north of Sedona, Arizona. The park is in the Coconino National Forest. Slide Rock State Park attracts approximately a quarter of a million people every year.

Tonto Creek Narrows is located near Gisela, Arizona. Beware of flash flooding.

Wet Beaver Creek is a stream located in Coconino National Forest. Beaver Creek flows past Montezuma Well and Castle and joins the Verde River.

Winslow Clear Creek is located in Winslow, Arizona and has various recreational opportunities including swimming, rafting, kayaking, fishing, and cliff jumping.



Cliff Jumping Adventures does not verify the legal status of locations posted for cliff jumping. We ask that cliff jumpers independently research each location for legality before going. Areas can change over time and local authorities find it necessary to shut down locations due to dangerous conditions. Reasons for closing cliff jumping locations include high accident rates, dangerous underwater rocks, inadequate water depth, water depth that fluctuates, property ownership status, etc.

Research the legal status of every location for cliff jumping before attempting any cliff jump. Never trespass on private property and don't risk jumping at a location that you know to be illegal. You may be ticketed, face legal consequences and put yourself in danger.

We are not responsible for injuries, legal issues or anything else related to your cliff jumping experience.

Cliff Jumping Adventures was created so that others can enjoy the sport of cliff jumping with a fun and safe experience. Follow all safety precautions, verify legal status of the cliff jumping location and enjoy your cliff jumping adventure!


Cliff Jumping in Arizona at “The Suicide” at Lake Havasu


Cliff Jumping in Arizona from a High Cliff at Clear Creek in Winslow


Cliff Jumping in Arizona at Fossil Creek in Strawberry


Cliff Jumping in Arizona at Saguaro Lain in Mesa


Equipment for Cliff Jumping




Cliff Jumping Adventures tries to keep the information regarding cliff jumping as current as possible. The information found on Cliff Jumping Adventures is not guaranteed to be accurate as cliff jumping locations change due to water level, legal status, etc. Please use this website only as a guide to your cliff jumping adventure and verify legality plus all additional information independently.