Photo by Carey Sherrill

Little Lyons Falls

Height: 25 feet

Crest: 5 feet

Difficulty to reach: Moderate difficulty

Address: Mohican State Park

How to get there:

The trailhead for Lyons Falls is located on County Road 939, which is also known as Park road. The trailhead is on the southern side of the river right before the covered bridge. If coming from I-71 exit on to State Route 97 and turn right. Continue on State Route 97 until to intersects with State Route 13, Turn left on to State Route 13 then 1/4 later turn right back on to State Route 97. Continue on Highway 97 for over 10 miles and enter Mohican State Park/forest. Be on the lookout for a sign that directs you to Lyons Falls. When you reach County Road 939, turn left and head down the road for about a mile. The trailhead is right before the bridge. The trail is on the left side of the road. Lyons falls is about a mile up the trail, Little Lyons is about half a mile past it. 

Located in the Mohican State Park, Little Lyons Falls is a 25-foot tall waterfall situated near the much larger Lyons Falls. While the flow on Little Lyons is never high, a unique cave has formed at the base of the falls, making this a great place to explore regardless of the waterfall's flow.