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    174 m
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    2.3 km
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    Silver Falls Trail


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    Silver Falls Trail is a delightful hike suitable for the whole family. It takes you into a fascinating canyon with a waterfall so close you can touch it. The way up is all stairs, so while it’s not a very long hike, you will need to be able to climb lots and lots of steps to get there. Expect light traffic on this hike.

    Route Description for Silver Falls Trail

    If you’re searching for a fun, family-friendly hike (especially one near Silver Falls Campground), Silver Falls Trail is the one! This hike takes you into a canyon to a waterfall that you can get close enough to touch. The hike isn’t too hard, but you should be able to climb many steps to complete it.

    Begin from the trailhead and begin up the stairs. There are two wide switchbacks after the stairs to help you up. Check out the canyon, freshen up in the midst of the waterfall, and then follow the route back down. There can sometimes be downed trees on the descent, so take care if you have little ones in tow.

    Insider Hints for Silver Falls Trail

    • This is a great hike if you’re camping at Silver Falls.

    Getting to the Silver Falls Trail Trailhead

    The trailhead for Silver Falls Trail is off FS Road 5100.

    Route Information

    • Backcountry Campground:

      Silver Falls Campground

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