Fall Creek Falls

  • Moderate (to all three waterfalls)
  • 7.2 miles in all
  • 800 feet elevation gain
  • Open all year
  • Use: hikers, horses, bicycles

  • Easy (to Fall Creek Falls)
  • 1.8 miles round-trip
  • 400 feet elevation gain

The shady trail to Fall Creek Falls’ plunging double waterfall follows a cascading creek and squeezes through a crack in a house-sized boulder. Because the path is short, it’s fun to warm up with two easy hikes to other waterfalls nearby: Fern Falls and Susan Creek Falls.

If you plan to hike to all three waterfalls, start with …

To visit Fall Creek Falls—the grand finale if you’re hiking all three short trails—drive another …

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes in Southern Oregon.