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I went two days ago with some friends. The hike was great! It was a little muddy, but nothing too bad.

A great hike! It was a little steep in some areas but they have rope for that. Would recommend and am going again!

backpacking
2 days ago

can be slippery in spots and muddy. Just depends on what time of year you go.
You can walk under the waterfall. If you dont want to get soaked from the mist of the falls, make sure you are wearing rain gear. Fun place to cool down in the summer

hiking
2 days ago

A relatively easy hike, it isn’t well marked but it’s easy enough to find the trail head. It’s a moderate walk up a hill for the first part, but gentle and wide enough to not be too strenuous. The cemetery was interesting to see, but overall not too exciting. Our favorite part was the river trail. There are several paths down to the water, and there’s a waterfall across the river at the end. Pretty views! The hill back up from the river is pretty intense, but definitely worth it!

Loved it, but I'm a sucker for water falls. Will be back to do a lot more exploring as we didn't spend a whole lot of time here.

very pretty and not to busy!

hiking
muddy
4 days ago

Beautiful! You are able to get very close to this waterfall. It’s kid friendly, and dog friendly. It does get super cold the closer you get to the waterfall. There’s a small cave near the waterfall to see as well. Some areas are muddy. Definitely watch your step so you don’t fall.

hiking
muddy
4 days ago

Kid friendly and stroller friendly. Very beautiful, there’s also a lot of traffic.

hiking
muddy
4 days ago

I would recommend this trail for anyone looking for an easy hike/walk. Good for dogs and kids. It was quite muddy and there were 3 creek crossings of increasing difficulty. Nothing that takes a daredevil but your feet may get wet. The weather was great and the falls were beautiful!

hiking
muddy
4 days ago

The dog, the boy(11 years old) and I hikes this on Saturday 1/19/19. The trail is very muddy, not impossible but boots you don't mind ruining are a must. The trail itself is very flat, not a lot of hills hence the easy rating. No trail head markings or signage along the way. We missed the "Ghost Town" entirely and ended up walking along the river until we hit a road(about 5 miles). Then we turned around and came back. Lots of nice views of the river and beautiful forest. We saw 4 elk in a small group. A good time was had, but I don't know about the ghost town aspect.

This is a very easy walk with some beautiful views of the river and the falls. Falls are much bigger in the rainy season(obviously). It’s easy for kids and even accessible with strollers even though I would advise a stroller meant for off-road activity. I have taken my 3 grandkids who are 6, 3, and 2. It’s a great walk when you don’t have a lot of time but want to get away from the hustle and bustle of life.

This is an easy family friendly trail for year round use.

Went with my best friend Monday afternoon around 3, took our time and ended up hiking back to car in the dark. Well worth it, just make sure you have flashlights or prepare unlike us and go earlier. I cant wait to go back when it’s warmer and go swimming.

Road in wasn't bad, and could handle my tiny Hyundai Accent perfectly. I assume it isn't always that way, but there wasn't any snow and pot holes were easy to navigate. As for the trail, not slippery or icy for my trip. Some downed trees, but a hop over, and you're hiking again.The falls were well worth it, as well as the view you got of everything else at the top.

hiking
9 days ago

More of a walk than I hike, it’s short & quick. The January waterfall was a welcomed sight. Narrow, muddy, rocky & steep, but short. Most able bodies wouldn’t have a problem getting in but not easy for elderly, under 8 (or so), and parents carrying the tiny. Relatively unknown and beautiful waterfall though!

on Franklin Ghost Town

hiking
9 days ago

Nice short hike for dogs and kids. Trails are well traveled if not clearly marked.

hiking
blowdown
scramble
snow
10 days ago

A good day hike, clear skies.

Several large trees cover the trail, some are tricky to get by.

As you go up the valley towards the glacier, there is snow on the ground, not enough to need spikes or snowshoes. Poles are needed as you get closer to the glacier.

hiking
10 days ago

This was a fun and easy 2 mile hike. The way up is a little steep but was easily maneuverable. We took our two senior dogs and they did just fine. Nice Informational day trip.

Plenty of parking, pretty muddy. But pretty

Nice short hike to get out into nature. Every skill level can enjoy this trail (my wife is 8 months pregnant and had no problem). Beautiful river and waterfalls!

Be advised Green river Gorge trails association charges you 5$ per car then an additional 5$ per person. We moved on.

Hiked it today, 1/5. I drove from Wilkerson and drove over the bridge, parked, then walked over the bridge to the trail head. You have to step over the guard rail to get to the trail. It’s a little steep going down but flat once you get down. I only hiked about 30 minutes because it started to get dark. The trail was pretty muddy but not too bad.

Hiked today (Jan-5, Sat), arrived around 11am, there is not much parking but was plenty of space today, not a high season. Trail is easy and in a pretty good condition, muddy sometimes, but nothing bad. Main challenge was the Hannan Creek crossing near the falls. There is a fork and loop on the second part of the trail, you can go left or right, both trails go to the falls. I took the left trail and that was a mistake, creek crossing on the left side was worse than on the right, it was not easy to cross without getting wet. There are some logs and rocks but pretty slippery and you have to jump. I wish I had my poles with me just for this crossing, left mine in the car for this easy hike.

My suggestion - take the right trail, there is a crashed car right after the fork, so you will know what place I am talking about. Creek crossing is smaller on this side and there is a big tree over it, which you can use for easy crossing. Then after the falls you can try the other side of the trail to go back, if you can’t make the crossing there, it’s not far at all to return and go back the same way. And, as I mentioned, poles will be helpful for creek crossing. Unless you are fine with wading through the creek and get wet.

hiking
18 days ago

Just the 90 minute hike I wanted today! Headed the wrong way to cross the “bridge” to get across the creek before I headed back the right way. There was only one trail and it was mostly packed dirt with some loose rocks at a couple points. I loved hearing the rushing creek as I hiked and after 15 minutes it was all mountains! A good workout, I was even able to run a little on the way down. It was well populated so I felt safe as I single 54 year old woman. Can’t wait to make it to the falls when I have more time.

hiking
19 days ago

Beautiful setting.

hiking
19 days ago

MUST DO.

From the East Coast (specifically New Jersey) and this was our first West Coast hike. Wow, wow, wow. The views were insane, the flora was gorgeous, and the temperature was perfect in August! This review is written late, but if you can make the trip, DO IT!

Beautiful view and pretty straight forward trail

Trail was in good winter condition. A little muddy in some spots, but nothing that couldn't easily be navigated. It was fairly icy for the last 1/3rd of a mile or so, especially on the steps and wooden walkways.

hiking
20 days ago

Nice trail. The grade is very gentle, so not really steep at any point. The trail is initially just a spiderweb of social trails until you cross the creek, then pretty easy to follow until the waterfall.

Beautiful views but you can’t really get close to the falls during this tome of year. By close I mean down to the lower level. Definitely coming back here during the spring to see the salmon.

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