Munson Creek Falls

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Munson Creek Falls
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LaurieB980
Portland, OR528 contributions
Nov 2021
So first of all, you gotta know that the road to this waterfalls isn't the nicest one in the world as we dogged potholes all the way in and out! But wow! It was worth the bad drive to get there! Keep to the right at the "Y-intersection" of the road partway in as we took the left roadway and had to turn around to take the correct road to the right. The short walk up a very well kept trail gives a bang for the buck view! It is only about 1/4 mile up the trail from the parking area that is well marked as the start of the short hike. There are views from several places along the trail, and when one gets to a large log across the path, the view is really good! This is said to be the highest waterfall at the coast and it doesn't disappoint. There is a sign at this great view area and you can only go a short distance past that due to the path closed because of fallen trees.
Written November 13, 2021
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TheMagicWalkingStick
Oregon39 contributions
Sep 2021 • Family
Not far from Tillamook. The dirt road is well kept, fairly smooth with no pot holes. Any car can travel on it. We almost didn’t go because we saw so many posts about the terrible condition of the road and potholes. The big parking lot is surrounded by thick vegetation and is next to a creek. That’s where we had a picnic lunch on our tailgate. No picnic tables. We loved the hike. When you get to the top of the wooden steps, stop and look across the little valley. That will be your BEST view of the falls. You can walk further but the trail is blocked off. We gave ourselves a full hour from the time we left Tillamook, hiked the trail, enjoyed lunch, and drove back. It was worth it.
Written September 19, 2021
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Stephenie S
Richland, WA45 contributions
Jun 2020 • Family
Short quarter mile hike to see the falls, you could continue and get closer but we couldn't due to the trail being closed. Beautiful scenery, really interesting flora and fauna. Lovely hike!
Written June 26, 2020
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janearle
Portland, OR91 contributions
Oct 2020
Munson Creek Falls is HIGHLY overrated. First of all, you have to travel down a broken paved road, full of potholes. I thought I was going the wrong way down the narrow street road with no markers to indicate one is going in the right direction. My vehicle was nearly consumed by potholes. Once we reached the parking area, we were relieved to see others in the area for the short 1/4 mile hike. We were disappointed to see the trail directly to the waterfall was closed off. I’d recommend you don’t waste your time visiting.
Written October 22, 2020
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JasMel99
Cheyenne, WY174 contributions
Apr 2021 • Couples
This fall isn’t far off of 101 and is worth the quick stop. It is a short hike from the parking lot although the path was muddy and uneven the day we went. You can’t get up under the fall but close enough to get a good view. There aren’t any restrooms onsite so you’ll want to plan accordingly. The last 1/2 mile into the parking area is a single lane and full of potholes so go slow and I would not take an RV or trailer through it.
Written March 31, 2021
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Rags1958
Kalkaska, MI21 contributions
Apr 2017 • Solo
This is an easy hike and worth doing. The only bummer is that the trail is closed when you want to get closer to the waterfall because of downed trees. Great hike but not great composition for photography.
Written March 14, 2018
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Skeney57
Sydney, Australia21,349 contributions
Jan 2014 • Couples
On a time budget and it was either the Air Museum or the Falls ? The wife won 'scissors' and to the Falls we go ! The road in is so-so but I've been on plenty worse! I wasn't disappointed as it was a misty cool day and after a short 1/4 mile walk from the car park there it is in all it's splendor.
We had the place to ourselves and it was a lovely sight to behold. The markings showed how bigger the falls are after rainfall but they were good enough for us on the day. Great stop and nice walk along the creek to the viewpoint.
Written April 20, 2014
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orwriter
Portland, OR29 contributions
Jul 2013 • Solo
Yes, it is true that the path is blocked at a certain point so you can't get all the way to the falls, but it's still very much worth it! The trail is a easy walk. I had my dog, camera and tripod. It's a lovely stroll through the forest, alongside the creek, with beautiful wildflowers and lush moss. It is only about a quarter mile and the you see the falls. It's quite scenic and photo worthy. Keep in mind that the amount of rainfall, and the time of year, will determine the flow of any waterfall.
Written January 11, 2014
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Sandy B
Overland Park, KS67 contributions
Jun 2018
Getting to the Falls is a bit out of the way, but worth it! First the drive seems to meander nowhere, but it does get you to the trailhead. Then the trail seems dubious, but it does get you to the Falls! I thought maybe the effort would not be worth it, but the Falls was full and beautiful! Saw a banana slug on the trail. (NO park fees)
Written July 1, 2018
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John V
Crystal, MN80 contributions
May 2016 • Friends
Munson Creek Falls is about 8 miles south of Tillamook just off Hwy 101. A good portion of the road leading in was rough with huge potholes. When you arrive at the parking lot, it is very small - room for maybe 10 vehicles. The walk in takes you along the creek with the sounds of water running over rocks. The greenery is very pretty and when the falls comes into view it is stunning, falling over at least half a dozen sets of rocks as it falls. After viewing half a dozen falls including Multnomah Falls and Bridal Veil Falls near Portland, this was my personal favorite! There are some stairs along the trail. It would be easy - but a mistake - to miss this falls.
Written May 4, 2016
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