Waterfalls are one of the most Amazing natures gift to men, In Nigeria, there are lots of Fascinating and attractive waterfalls where one can go for relaxation, hangout, picnic etc.
Below Are Top 10 Most Popular Waterfalls in Nigeria
1. Kwa Fall:
Kwa waterfall is located in the Cross River National Park in Anegeje Village in Akamkpa Local Government Area, about 25 kilometers from Calabar the state’s capital. These are a well arranged staircase of 234 steps from the plane down to the rest place of the cloudy waters. The kwa fall is the most visited and most popular of all the waterfalls in cross river state due to its proximity to the state capital
2. Awhum waterfall:
The Awhum(Ohum) Waterfall is the most popular waterfalls among all the waterfalls in Enugu State. Located at Amaugwe village in Awhum Town, Udi Local Government Area, Enugu State. The Awhum Waterfall is formed out of a massive outcrop of granite rock with water flow at the top forming a stream, the Waterfall is one of the most visited site in Enugu State, While some part of the waterfall is cold, some part is usually warm.
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3. Erin-Ijesha Waterfall:
Erin-Ijesha waterfall also know as Olumirin Waterfalls is one of the most visited tourist attraction in Osun State. Located in Oriade local government area of Osun State, The Waterfall which is said to have been discovered around 1140 AD is an ideal spot for lovers of tourism.
4. Gurara waterfall:
Gurara waterfall is the most popular waterfall in Niger State, located in Gurara, a local government area in Niger State. The waterfall has a width of about 200 meters and cascades down a decline of 30 meters during the rainy season, but the intensity of the waterfall reduces during the dry season when all rainfalls have ceased. The Gurara waterfall is about 3 kilometers off Minna-Suleja road and about 30 minutes drive from Abuja.
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5. Agbokim Waterfalls:
Located in Etung local government area of Cross River State in south-southern Nigeria. Agbokim waterfalls is one of the most popular waterfall in Nigeria, The waterfalls is about 15 km from Ikom and 320 km from Calabar and located very close to Nigerians border with Cameroon
6. Owerre Ezukala Waterfall:
Owerre Ezukala Waterfall also known as Ogba Ukwu waterfall is one of the tallest waterfall in South-Eastern Nigeria. The Waterfalls presents one of the greatest natural tourist attractions in Anambra State, The Ogbaukwu Waterfall is approximately 75 kilometres east of Onitsha and located in Owerre Ezeukala community that borders Abia, Enugu and Imo.
7. Farin ruwa Fall:
Farin ruwa meaning “white waters” in Hausa language is located at the boundary of Bokkos LGA in Plateau State and Wamba LGA of Nassarawa State of Nigeria. The Waterfall is about 120 kilometres away from Lafia, the capital city of Nasarawa State and about 160 kilometres from Abuja. Farin Ruwa is one of the most visited waterfall in Nigeria and a beauty to behold.
8. Owu Falls:
The Owu waterfall is located in Ifelodun LGA of Kwara State of Nigeria and one of the most fascinating waterfall to visit in southwest Nigeria. This waterfall is noted to cascade about 330 feet onto a rocky outcrop of hills and lush vegetations that fascinate tourists.
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9. Matsirga Waterfalls:
Matsirga waterfall is one of the most majestic waterfalls in Nigeria, located in Kafanchan in Kaduna State of northern Nigeria. The waterfall source is from the springs of water above Kagoro hills. Matsirga Waterfalls is about 25 meters tall and falls into a large plunge pool at the bottom.
10. Assop Falls:
Assop Falls is located at the base of Plateau state, about 70 km along Jos-Kagoro road. The Assop River supplies the water which the rapids and falls use. It feeds the natural vegetation of grasslands that extend into the gallery forests. The site is an area of Guinea Savanna and the vegetation comprises forests surrounded by grasslands. The Waterfall occurs naturally at the bottom of the famous Hawan Kibo.