A small rainbow created by sunlight passing through the mist accents the falls from approximately 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. during the day. Mesa Falls Recreation area has lots of things to do. You can simply enjoy the power and beauty of the falls and watch the osprey and eagles that frequent the area. The walkways make viewing safe for all. Please--to ensure your own and your family's safety--stay on the walkways at all times.
At a Glance
Lodge is closed but should be open by May 18th, 2013
The Big Falls Inn opened as an interpretive center in 2001. Vist the Center to see exhibits on the geology of the falls and canyon, history of the lodge, the river ecosystem, plants and animals of the area, the Forest ecosystem, cultural history of the area from prehistoric times to presnt, and maps of other parks and points of interest in the area.