Trail #31A Curly Creek and Miller Creek Falls

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Picture of Curly Creek Falls

This trail provides easy access to viewpoints of Curly Creek and Miller Creek Falls. This is a an accessible trail.

From the parking lot, follow the trail west and you will soon come to Curly Creek Falls where a waterfall plummets from beneath two rock arches. This may be one of the most unusual waterfalls in the Northwest. At low water, a third rock arch can be seen in the bed of Curly Creek. Continuing westward, the trail soon leads to the Miller Creek Falls viewpoint where a waterfall plunges over a moss and fern-laden cliff into the Lewis River.

Picture of Curly Creek Falls

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 5/18/2017: Open
Closest Towns: Northwoods, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1) at trailhead
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mount Adams Ranger District

General Information


Curly Creek Trailhead (Forest Road 9039).

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Viewing Scenery

Recreation areas with activity Viewing Scenery: Two and, at low water, three rock arches may be viewed in Curly Creek.
Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
0.2 miles

  Elevation : 
1220' - 1240'