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Falls Creek Falls Lower Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Blurry image of lower trailhead (cfm)
Footbridge near lower trailhead(cfm)

Contents

Hikes starting here

Fees and Regulations

Driving Directions

Drive I-84 east and take Exit 44 for Cascade Locks and Stevenson.

Keep right after exiting and, 0.4 miles from the freeway, turn right for Stevenson and the Bridge of the Gods Toll Bridge.

Drive 0.7 miles, paying the $2 toll and crossing the Bridge of the Gods, and turn right onto Highway 14 East for Stevenson and Kennewick.

After 5.9 miles on Highway 14, turn left onto the Wind River Road for Carson and the Wind River Recreation Area.

Drive north on this highway for 14. 5 miles to a 90-degree turn on the Wind River Road (straight takes you to Government Mineral Springs).

In another 0.6 miles, turn right onto FR 3062 for the Falls Creek Trails.

Drive 1.1 miles on this gravel road and keep left at the junction with FR 056.

Keep to the main track and come to a junction after another 0.9 miles. Go right here on FR 057 for the Lower Falls Creek Trail #152A.

In 0.4 miles come to the roundabout at trailhead parking.

Other Notes

While this trailhead may be accessible during mild winters, a gate on the 3062 road indicates that it is closed from Dec 1st- April 1st. The gate is located 1 1/2 miles from the trailhead.

This trailhead is also used infrequently by equestrians. Horses are allowed on the Upper Falls Creek Trail only.

Contributors

Oregon Hikers Field Guide is built as a collaborative effort by its user community. While we make every effort to fact-check, information found here should be considered anecdotal. You should cross-check against other references before planning a hike. Trail routing and conditions are subject to change. Please contact us if you notice errors on this page.

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