Tinago Falls is renowned for its beauty and height. It stands at approximately 73 meters (240 feet) tall, and its cascade of water flows down into a deep, clear, emerald-green pool. The name “Tinago” means “hidden” in Filipino, and the falls earned this name due to its somewhat concealed location within a deep ravine.
The large pool at the base of waterfall is perfect for swimming. The water is cool and refreshing, making it a great spot to take a dip, relax, and enjoy the natural surroundings. Life vests are usually available for rent for safety purposes.
It is a popular spot for photography, with its stunning waterfall framed by lush tropical vegetation. The play of light and shadows creates a picturesque setting for photographers.
Over the years, improvements have been made to the area surrounding of the attraction to enhance the tourist experience. These include the construction of viewing decks, rest areas, and amenities for visitors.
Tinago Falls location
Tinago Falls is located in the city of Iligan, which is often referred to as the “City of Majestic Waterfalls” due to its numerous waterfalls and natural beauty. It is situated in the highland barangay (district) of Ditucalan in the Lanao del Norte province, which is in the northern part of the island of Mindanao.
To reach the waterfall, visitors typically need to take a short hike from the nearest access point. After parking or arriving by vehicle, you’ll descend a steep concrete staircase of around 500 steps, which leads to the waterfall’s base. The journey down the steps offers nice view of the surrounding lush greenery.
Tinago Falls showcases the Philippines’ rich natural beauty and is a must-visit destination for anyone exploring the country’s natural wonders.
Map of Tinago Falls in Iligan City
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