Siouxon Creek


7.8 miles round trip

700 feet elevation gain

Open all year

Use: hikers, horses, bicycles

Ancient forest frames Siouxon Creek’s green pools and waterfalls. The trail here follows the creek 3.9 miles to Chinook Creek Falls, where a cold ford turns back most hikers. And incidentally—the name Siouxon rhymes with Tucson.

The drive to Siouxon Creek is entirely paved. Take Interstate...Other Options Backpackers or rugged day hikers can choose among three more difficult loops. For a sweeping view from Siouxon Peak’s former lookout site, take the …

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