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South Falls Lodge Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Sign in front of South Falls Lodge (Steve Hart)
Parking at South Falls, Silver Falls State Park (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Fees and Regulations

  • $5.00 day-use fee or State Park Pass
  • No dogs on the canyon portion of the Trail of Ten Falls
  • Campground, picnic areas, restrooms, cafeteria, nature store, interpretive signs

Driving Directions

Drive I-5 south to Exit 271 for Woodburn and Silverton. Make a left after exiting on Highway 214 for Woodburn, Mt. Angel, and Silverton.

Keep straight on this road, which becomes Mt. Hood Avenue, for 2.6 miles.

At the junction with Highway 99E in Woodburn, turn right and drive for 1.1 miles before turning left for Highway 214, Mt. Angel, and Silverton.

Drive 6.9 miles into Mt. Angel, where you bear left for Silverton and Silver Falls.

After another 4.2 miles, reach Silverton, and turn right on C Street.

In 0.1 miles, go left on one-way Water Street and continue straight.

Leave Silverton and drive 16.2 miles into Silver Falls State Park. First, pass the parking area for North Falls and eventually turn right for South Falls.

In 0.2 miles, reach the toll booth and pay the day use fee.

Turn left at a junction after the toll booth and park in the main parking area.


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