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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a nice easy hike with a few uphill climbs. The trail is very nice and maintained. The waterfall was awesome and there is a nice place to view the falls from.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rob2222
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at WAtson Falls on our way back from Crater Lake. There is a small parking area. The hike begins once you cross the street. We only made it to the lower falls, but it was a very nice hike on a very warm...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Fearless634783
Reviewed July 31, 2019

A little more strenuous than some might say, but lovely. Loop, or stair-free route available up the road about 50 yards.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Dietitianwest
Reviewed June 30, 2019

Not for the easy to tire set - this requires quite an uphill hike over rocks to get there. Waterfall is impressive - don't bother climbing to the very top of the trail unless you want to get wet. There is a loop trail to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank yellowpixels
Reviewed June 16, 2019

The best time of year to visit Watson Falls is the spring time when the snowmelt fills the waterfall. Most of the wildflowers were finished when we visited. Our friends loved getting wet at the overlook.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Leonard H
Reviewed May 31, 2019

This trail is moderate but the top part is pretty steep. Fortunately it's not very long, maybe 1/3 mile or less one way. It's uphill all the way. There is a cool wooden viewing platform that sits right out over the rushing creek. That alone...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank half-Brit
Reviewed March 26, 2019

Beutifull must see! The falls are great. If you love fishing,hunting and hiking this would be a great place to start.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank SteelheadSlayer1
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Very beautiful waterfall nice and cool on a hot day definitely worth seeing! It's a moderate walk about a quarter mile in and 1/4 Mile out.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank CB B
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Beautiful falls, easy hike up the hill, about a mile. Wonderful views from the top. We stop here every time we go to Crater Lake.. Great place for a picnic. Not recommended for handicap person to go up the trail, it is a little steep,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Kelly J
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Well worth the hike on a steep 0.5 mile trail to the base of the falls, the third highest in Oregon and the highest in southwest Oregon.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank peter l
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BeckyF1007
February 27, 2018|
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Response from 1duckfan | Reviewed this property |
Not at Watson falls there are a few Frderal campgrounds nearby
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362LaurieH
October 23, 2017|
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Response from NomadikCulture | Reviewed this property |
We learned the hard way. When we got to Roseburg it was still 60 miles (120 round trip)!
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