Henline Falls Trail #3348

Henline Falls

The trail meanders through young Douglas-fir and Western Hemlock forest ending at Henline Falls. Here you will find remnants of old mining from the 1930s. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This trail is in an area impacted by the Beachie Creek and & Lionshead Fires. Before visiting areas affected by wildfire, make sure to review the 4 Steps for Safety for recreating in burned areas.

Permit Info: Wilderness Self-Issue Permit required for both day use and overnight stays from June 15 through October 15. Free permits are self-issued at the trailhead.
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Gates and Mill City, Oregon
Water: No potable (drinking) water
Information Center: Detroit Ranger Station

General Information


Parking Restrictions

Forest Road 2209

  • Parking allowed only along the south shoulder within ¼ mile of the Opal Creek Trailhead and at the designated trailhead parking areas for Henline Falls, Henline Mountain and Nasty Rock Trailheads. 
  • 15 minute parking limit at the visitor information kiosk at the 2209/2207 road junction.


Access to this trail is at the Henline Falls Trailhead

General Notes:

Map of Henline Falls trail

Use caution and supervise children and pets closely near waterfall. Slippery rocks, uneven terrain and steep drop offs can be very dangerous. The abandoned mine does contain some hazards such as wet slippery floors, low ceilings and small rocks scattered on the floor.

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Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate


Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

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  Area/Length : 
.8 miles

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  Elevation : 
1600 feet - 2000 feet