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Drift Creek Falls Trail

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Address: Forest Service Road 17, OR 97368
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Hiking & Waterfalls! Check this one off your list & Smile.

Nice start to morning at Oregon Coast. Paved road to trailhead. Returned to Lincoln City for clam chowder at Dory Cove Restaurant.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Carol M
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Molalla, OR
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Molalla, OR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice start to morning at Oregon Coast. Paved road to trailhead. Returned to Lincoln City for clam chowder at Dory Cove Restaurant.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My trek on the Drift Creek Falls Trail was the perfect embodiment of the Oregonian environment. Despite the rain and even hail at the end, my group and I still managed to witness the greenery and beautiful waterfall at the end and have a good time doing it. The trees and vegetation formed a green and brown setting that was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

This hike was well worth the drive! The hike is in a heavily forested area and is not too much of an incline, but beware that there is more incline on way out than on the way in, but not really that difficult. The hiker is rewarded with a stunning view of waterfalls at the end of the hike, next... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

A scenic hike to a waterfall that has a suspension bridge going over the creek. Nice hike through the forest, and then arrive at a suspension bridge. As you cross the bridge and look back the way you came, there is a great view of Drift Creek Falls. If you continue past the bridge, you will go down to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

If you are familiar with Multnomah Falls and other Gorge hikes this is very similar (the drive to the trailhead included). I made the wet and muddy hike in tennis shoes but boots would have been ideal. Mild hike that kids would be able to tackle and enjoy. The suspension bridge gives you a great view of the falls.

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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

You hike down along the trail through moss-covered trees and lovely lush green forest until the bridge across the creek. The falls is pretty, and the hike back up not too hard.

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A small group of us ventured through the lush forest to the falls, my 3 year old grandson was among us. He made the entire trip unaided....amazing little guy....well worth the journey....the last bridge at the falls was pretty cool and the falls were awesome...

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Virgin, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

What a great day to spend the day! Hard to find, but well worth the effort. The trail head is nine or ten miles up Drift Creek Rd. off Hwy 101 approaching Depoe Bay. All maps say near the golf course, but that aint so! It's a good two miles north of the golf course (nearer the cut off hwy... More 

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Dyer, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

So pretty and not too hard! Very windy road to get there and good facilities! Trail is easy to walk, with some elevation coming back from the falls. Very worth the time!

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Delta, BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This was a perfect easy hike for my husband and I. I have a knee injury so am limited to minimal grade on hikes and this one was just fine. The hike wanders through the forested areas and arrives at a suspension bridge (solid and well maintained). Once across the suspension bridge you get a great view looking back at... More 

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