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Kentucky Falls

A moderate hike to three waterfalls and a fun swimming hole.
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 6.1 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours

Overview :  The interesting thing about this hike to twin waterfalls is that it starts at the top of the hills and heads downhill, which means you... more »

Tips:  From Reedsport, go north on Hwy 101 across bridge then make immediate right onto Road #48 (North Fork Road). Go 15.9 miles then turn ... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Parking/Trailhead

2. Upper Kentucky Falls

3. Junction

Turn right here for lower Kentucky falls, turn right to continue on a trail that follows the North Fork of the Smith River

4. Lower Kentucky Falls & North Fork Falls

The falls to the right is Lower Kentucky Falls to the left is North Fork Falls.

There is a nice wooden viewing desk located here.

5. Swimming Hole

There is a great swimming hole located here. The trail continues on here along the North Fork Smith River.