Drift Creek Falls Trail #1378


Drift Creek Trail leads the way to a 240 ft. suspension bridge, which overlooks Drift Creek Falls.  Below, a 75 ft. horsetail waterfall, which is best viewed in the Spring or Fall after seasonal rains.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 5/06/2016: Forest Service Road 1700 from Hwy. 18: reported deep potholes and possible debris in roadway. Trail is open for hiking. Watch for hazards from loose rocks at face of the waterfall.
Open Season: All Year
Water: No
Restroom: Vault toilet at trailhead
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass is required at Drift Creek Falls Trailhead.
Information Center: Hebo Ranger District

General Information


Access to this trail is at Drift Creek Falls Trailhead (fee site)


 Trail Map (Geospatial PDF ~ 1.1 mb)

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  Area/Length : 
1.5 miles

  Elevation : 
Trailhead – 911 feet, At the bridge – 630 feet, River’s edge – 532 feet