Pine Creek Falls

Hidden Sanctuary

Photographer: G. Price

back to waterfalls - Oakridge


Photograph specifics: shutter speed 2.5S, ISO100, lens 31mm, aperture 29, tripod

Pine Creek Falls is south of Oakridge.
GPS N43 33.188', W122 26.691', Elevation above sea level 2200 ft.
Directions:

  1. From I-5 take exit 188A for HWY 58
  2. mile past milepost 37 - east of Oakridge - head south at road signed for Hills Creek Dam / Kitson Springs
  3. After 0.5 mile turn right onto Road #21
  4. In approximately 14 miles you will see the sign shown below


  5. Short distance past that sign turn left at sign below to get onto single lane gravel Road #2124


  6. Two miles from the #21/ #2124 junction you will see the sign (below) on the left for Pine Creek


  7. Find a wide spot in the gravel to the right a short distance up the hill past the sign
  8. Walk back to the creek and just left of the sign to find a path downwards
Waterfall is well hidden from view from the road.
You will be walking in greenery once on the path, essentially walking in the creek.
CAUTION: short path to falls has a steep decline.
There are some camping and picnic facilities on Road #21.

URL: http://oregonwaterfalls.net/pine.htm