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Drift Creek Falls Trail

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Address: Forest Service Road 17, OR 97368
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Worth the hike, but wear good shoes.

The most important advice I want to give is to wear shoes that have good traction. At least if it has been raining, or early spring. The trail can be muddy and slick. Other than... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Linda S
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Spokane Valley, Washington

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most important advice I want to give is to wear shoes that have good traction. At least if it has been raining, or early spring. The trail can be muddy and slick. Other than that, the trail is a moderate hike, but totally worth it. The suspension bridge can be wobbly, especially if a few people are on it,... More 

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Molalla, OR
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice start to morning at Oregon Coast. Paved road to trailhead. Returned to Lincoln City for clam chowder at Dory Cove Restaurant.

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Oregon
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

My trek on the Drift Creek Falls Trail was the perfect embodiment of the Oregonian environment. Despite the rain and even hail at the end, my group and I still managed to witness the greenery and beautiful waterfall at the end and have a good time doing it. The trees and vegetation formed a green and brown setting that was... More 

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Ada
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

This hike was well worth the drive! The hike is in a heavily forested area and is not too much of an incline, but beware that there is more incline on way out than on the way in, but not really that difficult. The hiker is rewarded with a stunning view of waterfalls at the end of the hike, next... More 

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Mishawaka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

A scenic hike to a waterfall that has a suspension bridge going over the creek. Nice hike through the forest, and then arrive at a suspension bridge. As you cross the bridge and look back the way you came, there is a great view of Drift Creek Falls. If you continue past the bridge, you will go down to the... More 

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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

If you are familiar with Multnomah Falls and other Gorge hikes this is very similar (the drive to the trailhead included). I made the wet and muddy hike in tennis shoes but boots would have been ideal. Mild hike that kids would be able to tackle and enjoy. The suspension bridge gives you a great view of the falls.

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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

You hike down along the trail through moss-covered trees and lovely lush green forest until the bridge across the creek. The falls is pretty, and the hike back up not too hard.

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Riverside, California
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

A small group of us ventured through the lush forest to the falls, my 3 year old grandson was among us. He made the entire trip unaided....amazing little guy....well worth the journey....the last bridge at the falls was pretty cool and the falls were awesome...

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Virgin, Utah
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

What a great day to spend the day! Hard to find, but well worth the effort. The trail head is nine or ten miles up Drift Creek Rd. off Hwy 101 approaching Depoe Bay. All maps say near the golf course, but that aint so! It's a good two miles north of the golf course (nearer the cut off hwy... More 

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Dyer, Indiana, United States
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

So pretty and not too hard! Very windy road to get there and good facilities! Trail is easy to walk, with some elevation coming back from the falls. Very worth the time!

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