Watson Falls

Plunging 272′ over massive cliffs formed by the edge of a lava flow, Watson Falls is the third highest waterfall in Oregon. For the botanist, the cliffs are covered with Campanula rotundifolia and other wonderful wildflowers, and many more decorate the scenic creek as it cascades farther down the slope.

Details

Trail: 1 mile round trip for both arms of the trail (2750–3050′)
Location: Douglas County; Willamette National Forest, North Umpqua Ranger District
USGS Map: Fish Creek Desert; T27S.R4E.S6
Habitats: creek, forest, cliff
Bloom: May to August

Directions

Turn south off Highway 138 onto Road 37, Fish Creek road, approximately 1/4 mile east of the east entrance to Toketee Ranger Station. Trailhead parking area is just ahead on the right.

Plant Lists

based on 6 trips
plant list by genusplant list by family

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