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Maxwell Falls Upper Trail (#111)


A view from the parking lot of the upper trailhead with trail and “dogs must be on leash” signs.

One of the easiest trails in the district, Maxwell Falls is a very enjoyable hike. It follows Maxwell Creek, and the waterfalls are at their best in the spring when the snow runoff is plentiful. Jefferson County law requires dogs be on a leash at all times while on this trail.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Restroom: Practice Leave No Trace principles.
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: South of Evergreen on Highway 73, take Brook Forest Road for three miles.# To access the upper trailhead, continue to Black Mountain Road, turn left and drive another one and a quarter mile.

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  Area/Length : 
2 miles (one way)

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  Elevation : 
Trailhead: 7,800' - Destination: 8,400'