Steelhead Falls

EASY 56 reviews

Steelhead Falls is a 2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Terrebonne, Oregon that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
226 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

fishing

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

A retreat from the desert heat provides a great swimming spot for everyone! If you're tired of climbing at Smith Rock or burned out from mountain biking in the summer heat, then head on over to Steelhead Falls for a quick dip and a hike along a quiet desert river.

hiking
15 days ago

perfect easy hike, I suggest you keep on going after checking out the falls!

hiking
26 days ago

Great trail. Took my kiddos ages 12 and 9 they did awesome and enjoyed the hike, I think their favorite part was seeing a bald eagle.

hiking
2 months ago

Short beautiful hike. Did it today with the husband and minions, ages 6 and 8. Only .05 miles to the falls from the trailhead. We’ll be back when it’s warmer.

hiking
3 months ago

Nice hike in and out. Falls are beautiful.

hiking
3 months ago

This is a popular trail that draws large summertime crowds. The falls are beautiful and many people swim near them. a short ways past the falls there is a small sandy beach at the rivers edge.

4 months ago

should be rated as moderate. gorgeous trail and falls.

6 months ago

Easy access. Fun jumps too.

hiking
6 months ago

Easy to moderate. With the grade, the heat and loose dirt can try to sneak up on you. The view of the falls is fantastic.

hiking
6 months ago

The view of the falls was excellent but I'd rate it moderate for seniors and kids due to unstable foot holds - especially as you get closer to the falls. A great hike with several opportunities to get as wet as you want in the river. I'd go again!

7 months ago

This trail is great for all skill levels and is very pet friendly!

hiking
7 months ago

This is a good hike. The trail is a bit worn out but if you're careful you should be fine. Take plenty if water. Pack out what you pack in and have fun. The falls and the river are awesome.

7 months ago

I wouldn't say kid friendly, tween friendly though

hiking
7 months ago

It's really only 1 mile total out and back, which makes it especially nice when it's so hot to know you're that much closer to the falls! Several spots to cliff jump or dip your toes. It's beautiful...busy on the weekends.

hiking
8 months ago

Loved this. Easy hike beautiful scenery. Perfect spot for an eno

backpacking
8 months ago

This was a beautiful little hike. Well marked trail, will defiantly be doing this hike again.

10 months ago

Great fast hike, beautiful day for it too.

10 months ago

Beautiful spring day hike.

10 months ago

For this out of shape 60 yr old this was moderate because of the up & downhill climb. Not long and views were great

hiking
11 months ago

Loved this very easy hike, but I love water and falls. Will keep in mind for easy hike and fishing for my mom. Dogs loved all the water!

hiking
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Absolutely beautiful-- but icy right now! We struggled on our way down with just hiking boots but made it alright. You might want to wait a bit to try again. Nice and short and good for older kids! The junipers are amazing.

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