Spirit and Moon Falls Trail

#1 of 125 trails in Umpqua National Forest

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Spirit and Moon Falls Trail is a 1.2 mile out and back trail located near Oakridge, Oregon that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

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Jessie Martin (168)

3 Completed0 Reviews

The drive there was rough, definitely better for cars with good tires since you're on gravel road for about 15 mi. Only made it to the Spirit Falls, very beautiful though! Short hike through the forest from where we parked the car. Let our dog off the leash so he could bound through the forest, and he had a good time wading around in the water at the base of the waterfall when we got there. Picnic table and bench there too, we sat down on a big log and ate our lunch.

Jarrad Smith (86)

3 Completed3 Reviews

Beautiful falls, gorgeous, easy trail meandering through old growth forest. Definitely worth the long haul on a well-kept gravel road.

rich robare (67)

2 Completed2 Reviews

Great short hike to both.Nice easy hike for the wife and dogs loved it .Want to do it again when more snow pack in spring.New to Oregon we hike to a lot of waterfalls makes for enjoyable end of trail.

Billy D. (94)

It was great hike with my kids.

Diana Howe (53)

4 Completed1 Reviews

Not a lot of water falling, but a great couple of hikes. Short, easy, and not a lot of people when we were there.

Bryce Wilkinson (79)

4 Completed4 Reviews

Spirit falls was a pretty impressive waterfall. The best part is taking a detour off the path to hike up above the waterfall, its an awesome view from up top and plenty more to see.

Shawna Fast (191)

1 Completed2 Reviews

Relatively easy, short, flat hike. Very muddy today but that is spring for you. One picnic table up close to the base of the fall. One of the taller cascading falls. A new favorite for this former wild land firefighter. If you don't carry a detailed Umpqua nation forest map the turn off can be a little trick. From spirit creek the sign says three miles, which seems true but the spur road is not clearly marked for moon falls. Basically it's to right and is only marked with a TH arrow sign pointing down the spur road. Short drive and you are there. You notice large pot holes near the entrance and you know you are on the right spur road.

Shawna Fast (191)

1 Completed2 Reviews

Spirit falls was and short easy turn back trail in spite the four inches up mud. It will be a fun fall to go under with my GoPro when the waters warm up. One picnic table. One huge tree running diagonal in front of the fall makes for a beautiful photo.

Brittany Milam (135)

2 Completed2 Reviews

This short trail is one of our favorites. Spirit Falls is a short walk/hike and kid friendly! We take our 8, 4, and 1 year old boys. Plus when you get to the bottom you can play in the little pools! We saw frogs, fish, and crawdads.

B W. (96)

Moon Falls: Great hike!! I wouldn't give it 5 stars as a hike with kids. Most of it is great, but there is a small portion with a steep drop on one side, a bit rocky of a path as well. Perhaps great for older kids, mine are young and it was a little scary for them. The distance was good for the kids and my in laws. Parking could be tricky.