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Susan Creek Falls Trail

A beautiful waterfall along the North Umpqua River, as well as an old Indian site.
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Rating: 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 2.1 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
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Overview :  The trails wind through old-growth forests of Douglas-fir, hemlock, and sugar pine, with trees often over six feet in diameter.

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Tips:  To get here take Interstate I-5 to Roseburg exit 124 and follow Hwy 138 for 28 miles. Park at the brand new Susan Creek Day-Use area ... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Susan Creek Recreation Area Parking Lot

There are two parking areas for this falls one on the north side of the Hwy, where the falls actually are, and another on the south side.

If you park on the south side there are picnicking areas, and views of the river, but to get to the falls you will have to cross the highway.

Susan Creek Campground is also nearby with information below:
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2. Susan Creek Falls

The trail to Susan Creek Falls is rated easy and is actually wheelchair accessible.

The scenic 50-foot waterfall plunges over moss-lined rock cliffs. During the summer it's a great place to go swimming.

3. Indian Mounds

Just over the wooden bridge at Susan Creek Falls you can turn left and take a short half mile round trip hike up to the Indian Mounds. Beware the trail here is a bit steeper then the hike to the falls, but it isn't too bad.

There isn't a lot to see when you get to the Indian Mounds as they have been fenced off and covered, over time, with plant... More