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Drift Creek Falls Trail

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Address: Forest Service Road 17, OR 97368

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Lovely walk to stretch our legs

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Bayfield, Canada
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Bayfield, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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.

Thank Big_Fan74
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

Thank Tina R
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

Thank Dantzi C
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank bbmf4
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although my family and I have been going to Lincoln City for years, we had never heard of Drift Creek Falls. Once we heard about it, we wanted to check it out. It was cloudy and cool on the beach but once we drove a little bit inland and started on the road to the beginning of the trail, it... More 

Thank Butterflylady16
Albany, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Loved it! Beautifully maintained trail & destination! Bring your camera for the sits all along the trail & of course, for the water fall.

Thank klplum93
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Although this is a long, moderately difficult hike, it was well worth it! The trail winds through lush, shaded forest and culminates at an amazing suspension bridge that spans the gorge over the falls. Your closest view of the falls is from the bridge, but you can get other, just as impressive pictures from the other side of gorge facing... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

So pretty. Not difficult at all. Lot's of families and dogs. The trail is in great condition. Did this with the family and loved it. Takes less than 30 min to get to the suspension bridge and waterfall. You can hike down to the crick which I would suggest doing. There were a lot of people down at the waterfall... More 

Thank Nikki K
Sweet Home, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

My wife had wanted to do this hike for a while now. Our previous attempt was foiled by road conditions a few yrs ago. Good walk, not very difficult but "down in" & "up out". Nice falls and area, very bright new ferns, cool bridge - all in all a nice time. Fee area parking. Try going Mon-Thurs. as less... More 

Thank micrabits
Medicine Hat, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Great hike to amazing looking waterfall and suspension bridge. We drove both roads and they are both freshly paved, so no issues with rough roads. But they are both very narrow. There should be no issue getting there if you take your time around the blind corners. As for the hike. It isn't short, but it is a mild grade... More 

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