Angel Falls
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Angel Falls, 8011, Bolívar, Venezuela
Bolívar State
Venezuela

Angel Falls

Angel Falls is a waterfall in Venezuela. It is the world's highest uninterrupted waterfall, with a height of 979 metres and a plunge of 807 m. The waterfall drops over the edge of the Auyán-tepui mountain in the Canaima National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Gran Sabana region of Bolívar State.
• Elevation: 1,283 m               • Height: 979 m

From Oquossoc, take ME-17 south for about 18.5 miles to Houghton. Turn right onto an unnamed gravel road (adjacent to a large open field). Immediately cross a bridge over the Swift River, then turn right onto Bemis Road and drive north for about 3.5 miles. This is a gravel road that can be rough, use caution. Look for a road on the left going downhill (44.7902, -70.7079) and follow it into an old gravel pit (large boulder with graffiti), and park.


From Oquossoc, take ME-17 south for 3.7 miles. Turn right on to Herbie Welch Road (across from South Shore Drive). Go almost a mile to a four-way intersection. Turn left onto Bemis Road. Drive about 11 miles south on Bemis Road. This is a gravel road that can have rough spots, use caution. Look for a road going sharply right and downhill (44.7902, -70.7079) and follow it into an old gravel pit (large boulder with graffiti), and park.
From the South:From the intersection of US-2 & and ME-17 in Mexico/Rumford, take ME-17 north for about 18 miles to Houghton. Turn left onto an unnamed gravel road (adjacent to a large open field). Immediately cross a bridge over the Swift River, then turn right onto Bemis Road and drive north for about 3.5 miles. This is a gravel road that can be rough, use caution. Look for a road on the left going downhill (44.7902, -70.7079) and follow it into an old gravel pit (large boulder with graffiti), and park.
Safety Note on Roads: Houghton and Bemis Roads are logging roads. Logging roads may require four-wheel drive and may not be appropriate for small cars or cars with low clearances. Logging vehicles always have the right of way.
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