Beaver Falls Trail

EASY 55 reviews

Beaver Falls Trail is a 0.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Clatskanie, Oregon that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
0.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
78 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

waterfall

wild flowers

bugs

muddy

over grown

rocky

2 days ago

love this place

5 days ago

I loved that it’s a good enough trek for my 6 & 4 year old to do and enjoy. Good little adventurous trek to explore the front & back of the falls. Our 2 dogs loved the hike too. Its a great hike if you’re just looking for a 2 hour adventure (30 min in. 1 hr hanging out by the falls/exploring around there. 30 min out.)

I will definitely spend some time, next time, picking up the glass on the trail.

hiking
6 days ago

hiking
22 days ago

Broken glass on dog friendly trail only reason for a 3 today June 1, otherwise 4+. Broken glass just past recently chainsaws tree. Beautiful falls! Although short hike, need to be sure footed wearing good hiking shoes for steepness and condition of trail.

hiking
26 days ago

This is a great trail for kiddos learning to hike. Small incline and a great, quick reward at the end.

Only downfall is a lot of litter the last two visits. Haul in and haul out all your trash and if you're feeling good, bring a trash bag to help clean up.

hiking
1 month ago

Nice short little trail.

1 month ago

Such a fun spot to chill and go under the waterfall! Very easy to find as well

hiking
1 month ago

Loved it!

2 months ago

easy access, and a beautiful view. worth taking the kids to go see

4 months ago

great trail except for the litter :)

5 months ago

Cool falls, but careful if your kids are swimming, there is a rusty car at the bottom of the pool. Looks like a frequent hangout for parties. Broken glass for several yards along the trail. Beer cans, etc.

hiking
5 months ago

Great short hike! Downhill and muddy right now (January) but not bad at all, just walk slow. Waterfall at the end is cool, you even get sprayed by it a little on the banks.

5 months ago

Very easy trail with nice reward at the end. Beautiful trees and scenery. It's very unfortunate that a small section of the trail is heavily littered. I gathered some on my way out as to try and leave things a little better than I came across it. If we all made a conscious effort every time we hike to do that, then maybe some day that area will be clean again.

6 months ago

love the waterfall♡

6 months ago

easy trail with a great destination

6 months ago

easy quick hike with a powerful waterfall at the end. come after the rains to really see it in it's glory.

hiking
8 months ago

The views were beautiful and worth it but I did not find this hike "easy" its more moderate, and I also dis not find this trial to be "kid friendly" unless by kid friendly people mean 12yrs+. The length of the hike is very short but the trail is steep, rocky, lots of tree roots and in some places slippery. the trail is also really narrow. I wouldn't recommend taking small children on this trail, I don't know that id take a dog either. we were fortunate enough to be the only ones on the trail at 9am in 38 degree weather but I imagine in the summer time this trail must be popular. I'm not sure if want to be trying to pass people on this trail given it's narrow width. all that said, it's BEAUTIFUL so if you aren't taking kids with you then you will have a great time.

9 months ago

It was very beautiful. It is also well known be prepared for a somewhat steep trail with potentially a lot of people.

9 months ago

It was very beautiful. It is also well known be prepared for a somewhat steep trail with potentially a lot of people.

9 months ago

It was very beautiful. It is also well known be prepared for a somewhat steep trail with potentially a lot of people.

hiking
9 months ago

Beautiful and easy hike

10 months ago

Last part of the trail was washed out in March after a rough winter. Still accessible, just be careful of loose rocks/dirt.

hiking
10 months ago

There is SO MUCH TRASH on this cute little easy hike now. Also, graffiti. ):

Leave no trace people.

Watch out for broken glass on part of the trail. The waterfall is easy to get to, and there's a trail to walk behind it. The trash, broken glass, and graffiti is the reason for the reduction in stars.

hiking
10 months ago

I was expecting a much nicer trail. Trash everywhere, including broken glass right on the trail. Is it that hard to carry your trash out?

The waterfall itself was neat. The flow was weak (early August) so we could walk behind it. Seems like a popular swimming hole for locals (?), so don't go there with the idea that you'll be in a secluded, quiet area. Again, trash everywhere by the swimming hole.

Trail is short but on the steep side and very narrow in parts. I rarely come across trails that I'd tell people to avoid, but this is definitely one I wouldn't waste your time on unless you're looking for something you can do in less than 30 min. Don't drive out of your way for this one.

10 months ago

So perfect. I went early on a Monday and had the place to myself. Other than the garbage, it really is perfect. Please leave no trace. Parents, teach your kids about leaving no trace so that we still have places like this in the future. Happy hiking.

hiking
11 months ago

This is NOT an easy for difficulty level. It is short but that is distance, not difficulty. As a person that is not as healthy as I once was, I pay attention to the difficulty level.
This trail is rocky, steep in parts, narrow, and rooty.
The waterfall itself is excellent when you get to it.
If you want a moderately difficult hike with rocks, roots, steep climb with an excellent waterfall, this is it. It just needs to be marked as moderate for difficulty level is all.

hiking
11 months ago

Epic way worth the walk

hiking
11 months ago

If you follow the directions, you'll find the trail head to the left of the gravel parking lot. Very easy up and back trail. Watch out for stinging nettles along trail and around base.
Lovely scenery.

hiking
Saturday, June 17, 2017

Pretty falls. Good short hike. Not very good for little kids. Took a four year old who did the best but the 2 and 1 year old had to be carried most of the way due to uneven trail and steepness. Also it's too bad that others have left broken glass and garbage on trail.

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