Three Chute Falls facts for kids
The waterfall is located in lower Tenaya Canyon, a short distance upstream from Mirror Lake. The name is from the three distinct "chutes" that the creek splits into upon flowing onto a slab of granite atop the falls, after which it plunges about 80 feet (24 m) into a congregation of boulders.
The falls are easily reached by proceeding upstream along the Mirror Lake Trail. They are relatively obscure, and the trail requires some scrambling.
Further upstream is the much larger, 600-foot (180 m) Pywiack Cascade of Tenaya Creek.
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