Mooney Falls by Christophe Testi

Mooney Falls is a waterfall on Havasu Creek, in the northwest corner of the U.S. state of Arizona, near the town of Supai in the Havasupai Indian Reservation. It is named after prospector D. W. “James” Mooney who fell to his death trying to cross the canyon on a homemade ladder. Local Native Americans called it “Hualapai” or “Hualpai” falls. It is located about 1 kilometre downstream (i.e. to the north) of Havasu Falls, just past the large campground that lies between the two falls. Mooney Falls is accessible with considerable difficulty down a very steep trail (including two rock tunnels) that has been cut into the rock. Chains and a ladder at the bottom assist, but spray from the falls coats the dust-covered rock with water and reddish mud that makes climbing treacherous.


  • StacyLee
    StacyLeeover 7 years ago

    Wow! Incredible capture!

  • ashleymaiwoo
    ashleymaiwooover 7 years ago

    this looks like a beautiful place to be!

  • EOS20
    EOS20over 7 years ago

    Nice shot! I like your use of the slow shutter speed to blur the movement of the water!

  • Naomi Frost
    Naomi Frostover 7 years ago

    What an amazing capture. Your exposure was perfect. The colour of the water is stunning.

  • DawsonImages
    DawsonImagesover 7 years ago

    beautiful composition

  • Victor Bezrukov
    Victor Bezrukovover 7 years ago

    great colours and the place !

  • Charlene Aycock
    Charlene Aycockover 7 years ago

    so beautiful what a place to do photography

  • mick
    mickover 7 years ago

    awsome image love this great work

  • Crokuslabel
    Crokuslabelover 7 years ago

    magic and beautiful… or beauty and magical… whichever, this is a great photograph…
    Love it.

  • John Barratt
    John Barrattover 7 years ago

    What great colours, and a nice variation from a ‘traditional’ waterfall shot.

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