This trail descends through old growth Douglas–fir. Hikers will reach Upper Kentucky Falls after 0.8 miles. In another 1.4 miles, the trail ends at an observation deck overlooking Lower Kentucky Falls, an incredible 100 foot twin falls. Here the trail meets the North Fork Smith River Trail.
At a Glance
Expect Winter storm debris on trail. Kentucky Falls Trail has been cleared of downed logs to the Falls. North Fork Smith trail continuing South from Kentucky Falls is blocked by landslide, trail slump, river washout overgrown brush & damaged bridge. NOT PASSABLE! Bridge reconstruction scheduled for 2015.