Little Zigzag Falls Trail #795C

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Little Zigzag Falls Trail

This trail follows Little Zigzag Creek to Little Zigzag Falls. This trail is particularly wonderful on warm summer days as it stays cool in this small canyon. This is a very kid-friendly trail. A gentle uphill trail located in a narrow canyon next to the Little Zigzag River.

Trail Description and Map (PDF File)

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 05/29/20: Site opening for the season. Some facilities & restrooms may not be open. Be prepared and pack-out what you brought with you.

05/29/20: Trail open, but be alert for down limbs, debris, or winter damage as trail may not have been cleared.

Closest Towns: Welches, OR

A valid Recreation Pass is required at Little Zigzag Falls trailhead.

Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Zig Zag Ranger District, Zig Zag Ranger Station

General Information


From Rhododendron, OR - take Highway 26 east for 5 miles. Then turn left onto Forest Road 2639 (Kiwanis Camp Road) and continue to the end of the road and a large parking area.

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  Area/Length : 
0.5 miles

  Elevation : 
3200' - 3300'