Waterfalls Loop Trail #3503


Beginning at its northern junction with the McKenzie River National Recreation Trail #3507,  Water Falls Loop Trail travels the east side of the McKenzie River bearing south. The trail passes through an old growth conifer forest as it reaches the Sahalie Falls viewpoint, then continues south to the Koosah Falls viewpoint before reaching its southern end where it rejoins the McKenzie River Trail.  

You can make a loop by connecting with the McKenzie River Trail. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 4/8/2016: Trail open and cleared.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Motorized Vehicles and Stock Prohibited
Closest Towns: McKenzie Bridge, OR
Water: Potable water available at Ice Cap Campground.
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger Station

General Information


Access from:

General Notes:

Map of Water Falls Loop trailBicyclists must dismount and walk bicycles on the east side of the loop between Koosah and Sahalie Falls Viewpoints.

Close to:



Hide detail HIDE

Mountain Biking


Show detail SHOW

Nature Viewing

Show detail SHOW
Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
1.2 miles; 3 mile loop

  Elevation : 
2800 feet