Rough Rider Falls Trail

MODERATE 3 reviews

Rough Rider Falls Trail is a 6.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Union Creek, Oregon that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
6.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
734 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

forest

river

waterfall

hiking
12 days ago

This is still pretty much a battle! If you want to head to the first falls (which is worth it) it’s not a bad hike. The trail is clear except maybe one or two downed trees. The falls is really cool and the water VERY cold. If you want to continue to the second falls be ready to get dirty! There are a ton of trees down making the path hard to follow. It was tough for my dog to even get over some of them. The trail is also unstable due to the amount of uprooted trees. Footing is challenging and the path is starting to become overgrown. It’s a hard couple miles to find the second waterfalls but if you are up for it, it can be done! Follow all our adventures on Instagram @themicrotourists!

1 month ago

The hike was beautiful. But there was a lot of fallen trees. I would go there again. It was very pretty and a nice challenge. It is a very green and gorgeous hike.

9 months ago

The two waterfalls were beautiful, but a fire has burned through the last mile or so to Rough Rider falls resulting in tons of downed trees. Big trees! Constantly climbing over huge logs, squatting under them, or re-routing to get around them. Reached the final fall tired, frustrated, and muddy.