Hiking - Alsea Falls

  • September 6, 2014 · 7:00 AM

A scenic trail with spectacular views of a popular waterfall. Bring your camera for this one. 

Trail Info: There are a few different trails to enjoy.  The two that we are going to be doing are a 1.2 mile loop to the campground bridge, that has only 30' of elevation gain.  The other hike is to Green Peak Falls, which is a 2.8 mile out and back, that has 400' of elevation gain.  There are other trails as well, if time allows.

Details: We will meet at Putters, along Highway 99, in West Eugene before 7:00AM.  We will set up carpooling and leave shortly after 7:00AM.  Please be on time, as I don't like to wait for people that show up after the time we are expecting to leave.  From Putters we will head up Highway 99, through Junction city and Monroe, and take the road to Alsea Falls.  I plan on getting in some hiking, take some pictures, and a lunch near the falls.

Driving Directions: Take Highway 99 north through Junction City, and keep left at the junction.  Follow the highway through Monroe and turn left at a sign for Alpine.  Follow signs for Alsea Falls 13.2 miles on paved road, then turn right into the park's picnic area.  Park at the far end of the loop.

Fees and Regulations: A small fee of $4 is required at the park.  Please bring a few bucks to help chip in to the drivers, both for the fee, and for gas.  Thanks.

Please bring a small backpack, water for the hike, a snack lunch, and dress appropriately for a early fall hike near waterfalls.  Dress in layers and wear hiking boots or trail shoes with good traction.

Please, no dogs.

Contact: Matthew Howell - (541)[masked]

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  • Joan

    A great trip and lots of laughs!

    1 · September 6

  • Ann R

    Nice falls...

    2 · September 6

  • Renee

    Sorry we missed you -- we were in a big room but left at the half

    1 · September 6

  • Renee

    Ben and I came back to Putters later to see the game. The pizza is great!

    1 · September 6

  • Linda K.

    Wonderful hike, great people. Thanks Matt. Thanks Dave for driving.

    1 · September 6

  • Matthew H.

    It's going to be very hot, so bring lots of water. See everyone tomorrow morning!

    1 · September 5

  • Roy W.

    I'm a little tentative at this point - I may be out of town. If so, I'll give up my spot later this morning to give someone else a place.

    1 · September 5

    • Matthew H.

      Great to hear from you again, Roy. It's been quite awhile.

      September 5

    • Roy W.

      That is has, but I'm back now :-) (unfortunately not for this trip)

      1 · September 5

  • Susanna

    I haven't had a weekend home with no travels in more than a month, so I am bowing out this weekend. Have a fabulous hike and I look forward to seeing you all on another adventure another day. No mud, no mud pies, Sus

    1 · September 4

  • A former member
    A former member

    This looks like such a wonderful hike. I can't join you in time to make it on Saturday. Have fun!

    1 · September 4

  • Matthew H.

    Oregon's big football game against Michigan State starts at 3:30. We will be back in time for that. If anyone is interested in joining me, I plan on watching it at Putters. Grab some pizzas and drinks. Feel free to join me!

    1 · August 29

    • David Y.

      I'll be watching the game at Putters with you.

      1 · September 3

  • Sylvia S.

    Hope another trip to Alsea falls will happen again soon! I'll be out of town for this one.

    1 · September 2

    • Matthew H.

      If it does, it would be later into fall, as I try to see a lot of different places.

      September 2

  • Adrienne R.

    Is anyone coming from Corvallis who I can get a ride with? :)

    August 31

  • Jo

    There is a $4.00 fee, I just went there in July. The Interagency National Park Pass will also suffice.

    1 · August 12

    • Matthew H.

      Thank you for the helpful information. Greatly appreciated.

      August 12

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