Moxie Falls


Moxie Falls is a beautiful waterfall located in West Forks, Maine. The waterfall has a total height of over 90 feet and it can be found along the Moxie Stream. The stream flows strongest during spring when the snow melts and after heavy rainstorms. Although it is best to explore the waterfall in the spring, Moxie Falls is a great spot to visit year-round. The waterfall itself drops in a unique formation consisting of cascades and a massive plunge. 

Accessing the waterfall is simple and easy. The waterfall is located in the Moxie Falls Scenic Area which features a well-marked trail system. Visitors can park along Lake Moxie Road at the trailhead and then hike 2.1 miles out-and-back to the falls. The waterfall trail is family-friendly and a great way to get some hiking in. Dogs are also allowed on the trail and through the entirety of the scenic area.

At 90 feet tall, Moxie Falls is one of the tallest waterfalls in the state of Maine. Looking for more massive waterfalls? Check out the 10 Tallest Waterfalls In Maine That You Must Visit! 


Waterfall Specs

  • Height: 90+ feet
  • Type: Cascades and plunge
  • Water source: Moxie Stream
  • Swimming: Overall pretty good at the waterfall pool which is 17 feet deep

Moxie Falls Location

  • Park: Moxie Falls Scenic Area
  • Address: Lake Moxie Road
  • Town: West Forks
  • State: Maine
  • GPS: Lat 45.36252 Lng -69.93702
  • Parking Notes: There is a good-sized parking area located right off Lake Moxie Road in West Forks, Maine.
  • Parking Directions: HERE
  • Location Directions: HERE


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