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Parker Falls Trail

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Parker Falls Trail leads to a series of waterfalls, pools and cascades in a forest of large Douglas-fir. The trail is narrow with several rocky, short steep parts near the rock bluffs. A short side trail leads to the lower 35 foot falls while the main trail continues to the top of a cascading waterfall with pools above and below. Fall and spring hiking allows viewing the falls with a full head of water.

Part of the trail uses the tread of an old way trail that leads to Holland Point. The trail was used by early Rangers for patrolling the forest prior to construction of the Brice Creek Road.

Trail grades average 15% with some steeper sections of 30-40%. Allow yourself 30-45 minutes for the hike (one-way) and another 30 minutes to enjoy the waterfalls.

Stream side hiking is also available on the Brice Creek Trail, two miles east, on Brice Creek Road. Camping is allowed at Cedar Creek Campground and the spur roads adjacent to the creek.

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    Westfir, OR

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