Whitehorse Falls, Crater Lake National Park

#7 of 10 in Nature in Crater Lake National Park
Waterfall · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Whitehorse Falls is a 14-foot (4.3 m) waterfall on the Clearwater River, in Douglas County in the U.S. state of Oregon. It is located within the Whitehorse Falls Campground, about 4 miles east of Toketee Lake along Oregon Route 138.
The falls are a featured point along the route between the cities of Chemult and Roseburg. It is located in the heart of the Umpqua National Forest. It consists of a recreational trail that leads to the waterfall, a short distance from the confluence of the North Umpqua and Clearwater rivers. The picnic area near the parking lot has a viewing platform. Access to the waterfall and its trail is only through U.S. Highway 138. The area around the waterfall is surrounded by moss-covered rocks and canopy of old growth Douglas fir forest.

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  • A short, narrow road leads to a very small parking lot. Don't try to take an RV down there! There's a gravel parking lot by the highway. Park & walk in. .1 mile stroll to a beautiful water fall that....  more »
  • This hike is very close to the road. Park in the parking area and take the short trail back. It is worth the stop.  more »

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