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Watson Falls

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Address: milepost 60.5, Hwy 138, Roseburg, OR

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Great Hike up to the Falls, but Not Exactly Underneath It...

There's a moderately difficult 20 minute, 400 vertical foot hike to the top. It doesn't lead to behind or underneath the Falls, but you get pretty darn close and very wet.

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Eric W
Princeton, New Jersey
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Princeton, New Jersey
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72 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

There's a moderately difficult 20 minute, 400 vertical foot hike to the top. It doesn't lead to behind or underneath the Falls, but you get pretty darn close and very wet.

Thank Eric W
Southern Oregon
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful falls, nice easy hike. There are numerous falls on the North Umpqua River to combine into a full day of easy hikes and great scenery. Toketee Falls, Watson Falls, Clearwater Falls to name a few. The drive up the river from Roseburg is worth it by itself.

Thank Greg S
Roseburg, Oregon
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Worth the walk to see these breathtaking falls. Just have to be careful not to slip on the damp moss if you are old and crippled up like me, lololol.

Thank kobesgamma
Roseburg, Oregon
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105 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

One of many nice, scenic waterfalls along the North Umpqua River Highway. this one is just off the highway at milepost 61. Signs lead you to the parking area a short distance off Highway 138. Spring time is the best time to visit, but a early fall trip up here is also a must do to take in the scenery.

Thank craig t
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Young and old alike have enjoyed this natural wonder in our beautiful Umpqua National Forest. Great in all four seasons.

Thank Marisa F
Roseburg, Oregon
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

By all means you need to go to this falls. Very strenuous hike to the top, but well worth it. The view is awesome. Douglas county in Oregon has the best waterfalls in the country.

Thank Daniel V
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Easy hike to the falls and beautiful. Plenty of photo ops on the way to the falls. Interesting moss and lichens.

1 Thank Curtis H
Klamath Falls, Oregon
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 November 2016

What a wonderful place to visit. I met a friend that took me to these falls! They are breath taking! Well worth the drive

Thank Monica F
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85 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

My wife and I have been a couple times with our two year old. Great short hike to do with kids. Lots of big trees, easy hike, and very scenic waterfall and stream.

Thank Luke T
New England
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45 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This waterfall requires about a ten minute meandering hike through beautiful lush forest. You can choose to hike just to the first viewpoint, or continue on for a different view. I recommend all views as each is different and beautiful. There are several waterfalls in this part of Oregon and everyone I spoke with agreed that this one was the... More 

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