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10 Majestic Waterfalls You Should Visit in Iligan

Nature has molded Iligan so well that it is dubbed as the "City of Majestic Waterfalls". The city is located in the Northern Mindanao and situated west of Cagayan de Oro. It houses a total of 23 waterfalls of different sizes and forms that can take your breath away. Visiting these waterfalls will surely refresh you in no time. Below are 10 waterfalls you should visit to take that stress away.

1. Maria Cristina Falls
Maria Cristina Falls Iligan City
Maria Cristina Falls. Source
This is probably the most famous falls in this list. One reason is that this particular falls has been the source of the hydroelectric power plant named Agus VI. This plant supplies electric power throughout the city and some parts of Mindanao. Another reason is that it is simply beautiful and grandeur.

It is located in Barangay Maria Cristina.

2. Tinago Falls
Tinago Falls Iligan City
Tinago Falls. Source
"Tinago" is a Filipino term for hidden. This waterfalls is a deep ravine located in the borders of Barangay Ditucalan and the Municipality of Linamon. To be able to reach the spot, one has to walk 500 descending steps through a winding staircase. Hence, the name Tinago Falls.

3. Mimbalut Falls
Mimbalut Falls Iligan City
Mimbalut Falls
Located in Barangay Buruun, Mimbalut Falls presents another stunning view. With its 90 feet high and 18 feet wide size, you will surely feel the cold air surrounding the place. Not to mention, the waters. Man-made attractions such as Zip line and climbing wall are also there to entertain you.

4. Limunsudan Falls
Limunsudan Falls Iligan City
Limunsudan Falls. Source
A two-tiered waterfall and said to be the highest in the Philippines with a soaring height of 870 feet, Limunsudan Falls is a must-visit. It is located in Barangay Rogongon.

5. Dodiongan Falls
Dodiongan Falls Iligan City
Dodiongan Falls. Source

Dodiongan waterfalls is located in Barangay Bonbonon which is 14.6 kilometers from the city proper. This too, can let you feel refreshed for a day's bath. Its height is 65.50 feet and just enough to put you in awe.

6. Hindang Falls
Hindang Falls. Source
Located in the unassuming Barangay of Hindang, the Hindang Falls is a two-tiered waterfall offering a water drop of about 40 feet. This waterfall boasts equal refreshing feeling compared to those above.

7. Pampam Falls
Pampam Falls Iligan City
Pampam Falls. Source
This waterfalls is located in Barangay Dalipuga and requires a 20-minute trek for you to see its beauty. Although the basin is not too deep, the water is as cold and as refreshing to that of Mimbalut.

8. Dalipuga Falls
Dalipuga Falls. Source
Just follow the river downstream Pampam falls and you will catch the beauty of Dalipuga falls. The area surrounding this falls is small so it is best for small group of adventurers.

9. Languyon Falls
Languyon Falls. Source
Languyon Falls is located in Barangay Pugaan. It is approximately 14 kilometers from the city. "Languyon" is a visayan term for "to swim".

10. Langilanon Falls
Langilanon Falls. Source
Still located in the humble Barangay of Pugaan, Langilanon falls boasts a 40 feet water drop with a big boulder as its base.

So that's it. If your adrenaline thirst is still not satisfied with the above cold and refreshing falls, you still have 13 more falls to explore.


  1. Amazing waterfalls! Bookmarking this for our future visit to Iligan.

    1. Thanks Adrenaline Romance. Enjoy your visit there. Don't forget to buy Iligan delicacies too!

    2. Naka adto ka ani tanan? Asa ani ang pinaka best para nimo?

      Unsa na delicacies imong ma recommend?

    3. Dili tanan sir. Para nako Tinago ang best adtuan kay maliguan.

      Suka pinakurat, chedings ug halang2 sa merkado maoy mga lami.


  2. You are right! These Waterfalls are the top 10 majestic water in the city of Iligan. Your shared images represent the natural beauty of God. I’ve appreciated your effort. I never visit this city before but after reading your blog I want to go there after complete my bus to florida tour. This city offers to see these falls and enjoy a peaceful time to go there. I believe Waterfall is best for all nature lovers.

  3. I live near in Iligan but I only visited Maria Christina Falls hehehe siguro, I need to visit the city more often to experience these awaiting adventure. thanks for sharing :)

    1. You're welcome Sir. Enjoy the adventures! :)


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