Zolotoy Falls

Photographer: G. Price

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Photograph specifics: shutter 1 S, ISO100, lens 31mm, aperture 18

Zolotoy Falls is east of Cottage Grove.
'zolotoy' is a Russian word for gold. There is a former mining claim here.
GPS: N 43 38.346', W 122 38.126' Elevation above sea level 2200 ft.
Directions:
  1. Consult with Cottage Grove Ranger Station (541-942-5591) for status
    of Forest Service Road #22 (Brice Creek Road) before travel
  2. Take Cottage Grove exit 174
  3. Head east on Row River Road
  4. Past milepost 4 continue straight onto Shoreview Drive
    (Row River Rd splits off to the left - Shoreview Drive rejoins Row River Rd in another six miles)
  5. Past milepost 19 Row River Road ends. Head straight onto Brice Creek Road (FSR #22)
    This road will have its own mileposts (road that veers left is FSR #17 to Spirit/Moon Falls)
  6. After 9 miles on FSR #22 look for a wide spot on the right side of the road
  7. The waterfall will be visible through a veil of trees on the other side of Brice Creek
  8. A faint rocky path leads down and to the right for a better view
Rest facilities available back at Trestle Creek Falls.

Some very happy rafters on Brice Creek just past Zolotoy Falls.


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