Falls Creek Falls

  • Easy (lower trail)
  • 3.4 miles round trip
  • 650 feet elevation gain
  • Open April 1 to November 30
  • Use: hikers, bicycles


  • Moderate (to top of falls)
  • 6.3-mile loop
  • 1150 feet elevation gain
  • Use: hikers, horses, bicycles

The Lower Falls Creek Trail crosses a suspension footbridge over a mossy gorge on its way to a colossal, 200-foot waterfall. For a loop, return via a longer, upper path along the forested canyon’s rim.

Start by driving …

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Because the suspension footbridge on the lower trail is …

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Northwest Oregon & Southwest Washington.