Kentucky Falls Wildflower (Photo by Larrie Easterly)

Kentucky Falls Hike

Enjoy the lush spring forest surrounding one of the Coast Range's biggest waterfalls!

Difficulty: Moderate
Distance: 4.4 miles
Elevation Gain: 800 feet
Leader: Jason Gonzales
Location: Siuslaw National Forest, Coast Range near Mapleton (carpools depart from Eugene)

The Central Oregon Coast Range hides gorgeous forests, clear streams, a tangle of early spring vegetation and wildflowers, and big waterfalls like Kentucky Falls. Luckily Oregon Wild staff know how to find them!

Discover (or revisit!) this true gem on what will no doubt be a beautiful spring day.

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Kentucky Falls Siuslaw NF Wildflower photo by Larrie Easterly.