CLEAN SWEEP FALLS
RATING - 12.0
VR - 2 (Small) HR - 2 SR - 8/20
TYPE OF APPROACH - Extreme Bushwhack
DIFFICULTY - Very Difficult
LOCATION - Day Creek Gorge
TYPE - Fan
HEIGHT - 40'
WIDTH - 20'
The Day Creek Gorge has a very large number of small waterfalls dumping into it. Most of these are not too exciting, but there are a few that are very nice. Clean Sweep Falls is one of these.
This small creek drops about 20' vertically before hitting the cliff wall and spreading out into a lovely fan shape. The overall image looks remarkably like a broom so I decided to call the falls Clean Sweep Falls. Above this main portion of the falls, the creek drops over several more tiers, bringing the total to about 200' in height. I only mention the bottom 40' because it is the best part. It is possible that you could see the entire falls from the other side of Day Creek, but good luck getting over there. The creek on which the falls are located is fairly small, so there is a decent chance this one runs dry during the summer.
|DIRECTIONS - Follow
the directions to Madison Falls. If you can make it
down to Day Creek, you can look upstream a few hundred feet and see Clean Sweep Falls
dropping into Day Creek. There are many more tiers above the bottom drop totaling
about 200' but they are very difficult to view and not worth the effort.
NEARBY WATERFALLS - Day Creek Cascades, Jackson Falls, Madison Falls, Rocky Creek Cascades, Van Buren Falls
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