Watson Falls Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Watson Falls Trailhead provides access to the Watson Falls Trail #1496. The 0.4-mile trail leads to the beautiful Watson Falls. Watson Falls is the highest water fall in southwest Oregon with its 293 foot drop. The trailhead provides ample parking with picnic tables tucked inside the forest just off the pavement. Several informative signs in the parking area explain the geology of the falls.

Provides access to:


  • Picnic tables
  • Vault toilets
  • No drinking water
  • Garbage disposal

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 01/14/2021: Current condition report not available
Fees No
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Roseburg, OR
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

  • Large enough for trucks and trailers to pull through


From Roseburg, OR, take OR-138 east / northeast Diamond Lake Boulevard. Continue on Highway 138 to milepost 61.3. Turn south off Highway 138 onto Forest Road 37 (Fish Creek Road), approximately 0.25 mile east of the east entrance to Toketee Ranger Station. The parking area is about 0.2 mile on the right.



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2,600 feet