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Staircase Falls
Location Yosemite Valley, Yosemite NP, CA, US
Coordinates 37°44′07″N 119°34′30″W / 37.73528°N 119.57500°W / 37.73528; -119.57500Coordinates: 37°44′07″N 119°34′30″W / 37.73528°N 119.57500°W / 37.73528; -119.57500
Type Tiered
Total height 1,300 ft (400 m)
World height ranking 228

Staircase Falls is a series of waterfalls located on Gossamer Creek in Yosemite National Park, California. The falls descend a total of 1,300 feet (400 m) into Yosemite Valley over a series of steps. Staircase Falls is relatively ephemeral and is usually dry by the end of June. The falls are located immediately behind Camp Curry on cliffs below Glacier Point.

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