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Drift Creek Falls Trail

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Address: Forest Service Road 17, OR 97368
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Great Wlak in the Woods

We love the Pacific NW and the outdoor lifestyle we live when there. This hike is a must do for anyone who enjoys a great walk in the woods, beautiful waterfall and a wonder of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Burnet, Texas

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Burnet, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love the Pacific NW and the outdoor lifestyle we live when there. This hike is a must do for anyone who enjoys a great walk in the woods, beautiful waterfall and a wonder of mans engineering. The trail is easy to follow and has quit a bit of elevation change. It is not for flat landers. The bridge is... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We come here every couple years and love it each time! It's amazing to see such a large bridge out in the middle of what seems like no where - quite the engineering feat! The trail has some roots and rocks to be careful of, but is wide enough and without overhead branches to worry about. The final decent down... More 

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Plover, WI
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The drive from Lincoln city, whether via NF 17 or hwy 18, is slow, and very narrow, almost single lane, most of the way. No lines marked on roads and no guard rails. Poor signage to find trailhead. We preferred the hwy 18 route, I guess. It takes 30 minutes to go 12 miles on the nat'l forest 17 route.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked this trail with our three year old son, he was able to walk to whole way both directions. He was excited about the large suspension bridge and announced that it was built by Bob the Builder. The trail is well maintained and easy to walk. There are numbered markers along the way, the bridge and waterfall are shortly... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You drive and drive the windy country road to the trailhead then wander 1.3 miles down a lovely manicured trail to a suspension bridge by a busy waterfall... wait a minute, how did that suspension bridge GET there? Highly recommended!

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Spokane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did this many long years ago before the trail was improved. Now it is a gentle walk through beautiful forest to the suspension bridge and falls. Please note trail to the bottom of the falls a bit slippery. Many families were out the day we went and the parking lot full!

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Bayfield, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the windy road up, made the experience feel like an adventure. It was worth it, the walk is cool and relaxing and the scenery is beautiful.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Love the suspension bridge and the waterfall--so romantic, too! Restrooms available. Long, twisty road to the path. Easy hike--well-paved. Dog friendly. Remember to pick up your trash and say Hi to everyone!

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We loved our visit to Drift Creek Falls, gorgeous natural hike! The waterfall is worth the visit, the trees and height will take your breath away!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

This is a very rewarding 1.5 mile hike ending with a lovely waterfall that is viewed from an amazing suspension bridge. Be prepared to allow 30 minutes for the 12 mile drive from the highway to the trailhead. It is up a windy narrow two way road.

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