Drift Creek Falls

About Drift Creek Falls

Drift Creek Falls is a dramatic and powerful waterfall about 15 miles east of Lincoln City (see location). It is about 66 feet tall and a 240' pedestrian suspension bridge spans a canyon overlooking the falls. The trail from the parking area to the falls is about 1.5 miles long. For more information, see: Siuslaw National Forest - Drift Creek Falls information and Map (PDF); Hike Oregon; The Hiking Project; Oregon Hikers; Photos of Drift Creek Falls (Google); Grant's Getaways (video).


All route distances are round trip.

Drift Creek Falls from Valsetz

36 miles; +3300'; 95% unpaved

xDrift Creek Falls from Lincoln City

29 miles, +2600'; 17% unpaved