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#1 of 54 state parks in Oregon

Best trails in Silver Falls State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Silver Falls State Park, Oregon? AllTrails has 17 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 11 moderate trails in Silver Falls State Park ranging from 2.2 to 9.3 miles and from 1,315 to 2,293 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Silver Falls State Park, located about 20 miles from Salem, is the most popular state park in all of Oregon. Whether you are coming to visit the the famous 177-foot South Falls, hike the Trail of Ten Falls, or relax by the picnic shelters, this park has something to offer for everyone. The Trail of Ten Falls takes visitors along Silver Creek and passes ten beautiful waterfalls ranging in height from 27 feet to 178 feet. Those looking to stay overnight can rent a campsite or stay at the Silver Falls Lodge. In addition to the extensive network of hiking trails, the park also offers several options for mountain bikers and horseback riders. The park is also a great place for plant and wildlife viewing and is home to black bears and mountain lions, so be sure to make yourself aware of what to do in case you encounter one. Parking for the day costs $5/vehicle. Note - The park's hours very depending on the time of year: November- January: 8:00am- 5:00pm February: 8:00am- 6:00pm March: 8:00am- 8:00pm April- August: 7:00am- 9:00pm September: 7:00am- 8:00pm October: 8:00am- 7:00pm

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Map of trails in Silver Falls State Park
Park information
Acreage:
9000 acres
Contact
503-873-8681
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Top trails (17)
#1 - Trail of Ten Falls
Silver Falls State Park
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 3 h 52 m
A trail in Silver Falls State Park past 10 beautiful waterfalls, perfect for the whole family. This casual hike through a beautiful canyon in Oregon's largest State park takes you past ten beautiful Show more
#2 - Silver Falls Canyon Trail Shorter Loop from Winter Falls Trailhead
Silver Falls State Park
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 56 m
Winter Falls Loop is located in Silver Falls State Park, near Silverton, Oregon and features seven waterfalls. This is a slightly shorter version of the Trail of Ten Falls. Show more
#3 - Lower North Falls and Double Falls via Canyon Trail
Silver Falls State Park
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
Lower North Falls and Double Falls via Canyon Trail is a 3.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Mehama, Oregon that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is priShow more
#4 - Winter Falls and Upper North Falls via Rim Trail
Silver Falls State Park
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 35 m
Winter Falls and Upper North Falls via Rim Trail is a 5.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Sublimity, Oregon that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is priShow more
#5 - South Falls via Canyon Trail
Silver Falls State Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 30 m
South Falls via Canyon Trail is a 0.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Silverton, Oregon that features a waterfall. The trail is good for all skill levels and is primarily used for hikiShow more
#6 - South Silver Falls
Silver Falls State Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 53 m
South Silver Falls is a 2.1 mile loop trail located near Silverton, Oregon that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and birShow more
#7 - North Falls Lookout
Silver Falls State Park
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 13 m
Short hike to the prettiest falls in the park. Start from the North Falls parking lot, limited parking there. Note: This is not the North Falls Day Use area. There are some steep stairs along this tShow more
#8 - North Falls, Winter Falls and Twin Falls via Canyon and Rim Trails
Silver Falls State Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m
North Falls, Winter Falls and Twin Falls via Canyon and Rim Trails is a 2.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Silverton, Oregon that features a waterfall. The trail is good for all skillShow more
#9 - South Falls and Maple Ridge Loop
Silver Falls State Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 51 m
South Falls and Maple Ridge Loop is a 3.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Silverton, Oregon that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more
#10 - Buck Mountain Trail
Silver Falls State Park
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Length: 8 mi • Est. 3 h 56 m
Buck Mountain Trail is a 8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Silverton, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optionShow more
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