You want to stop at the confluence with Havasu Creek, and walk upstream to Beaver Falls.
You want to visit and walk about at Beaver Falls, the farthest downstream of the beautiful Havasu waterfalls.
You want to keep within the National Park. And you can.
And are legally entitled to:
The Park Enlargement Law of 1975 included Beaver Falls in the National Park since “in order to assure their protection as part of the national park” the precise boundary is to “cross upstream from the falls”.
Below are scans of the legal items that protect and insure your right to visit Beaver Falls as part of your trip in Grand Canyon National Park, a right Havasupai officials may not stop you from or charge you a fee for exercising.
I. Public Law 93-620, Grand Canyon National Park Enlargement Act, p. 3, Sec. 10(a)
describes the relevant Park boundary in words.
II. Boundary Map 113 20-021 B, Dec 74, Grand Canyon National Park
shows the boundary on the official legislated map. It is hard to read; the following
documents therefore make the crossing point clear, as does the Item V map.
III. Report, Committee on Interior & Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, No.
93-1374, September 24, 1974, Section-by Section Analysis of S. 1296, as
Recommended: Sec.10, p.11 states the “precise” point, underlined in gray, where the
Park boundary crosses Havasu Creek, upstream from Beaver Falls, as approved by
the U.S. House of Representatives.
IV. Conference Report [To accompany W. 1296], ENLARGING THE GRAND CANYON
NATIONAL PARK, December 17, 1974, (3) Havasupai Reservation Enlargement,
p. 6 states that the boundary crosses Havasu Creek at the top of Beaver Falls,
underlined in gray, as agreed to by the House and the Senate, then signed by the
President on January 3, 1975.
V. Map, Secretarial Land Use Plan for the Havasupai Indian Reservation,
March 23, 1982 shows the boundary, in agreement with the official map, as drawn
and approved for the Secretarial Land Use Plan for the Addition to the Havasupai
1975 Act: Title; Boundary Map named
Official Boundary Map (lower right quarter)
House report, title page
House report: Precise crossing above Beaver Falls:
Conference report: title page
Conference report page 6: top of falls
Map in 1982 Secretarial Land Use Plan for Havasupai Reservation
Park (GCNP) above dashed line; Reservation (HIR) below.
Yumtheska Pt (YUM) to left, Ukwalla (UKW) to right