Silver Falls State Park Loop Trail

EASY
#2 of 5 trails in Silver Falls State Park
Silver Falls State Park Loop Trail is a 6.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Silverton, WA that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

6.1 miles 928 feet Loop
kid friendly birding hiking nature trips trail running walking forest hot springs views waterfall wild flowers wildlife no dogs
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State Park nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountain Range near Silverton, Oregon. The trail is just over a 8.5 mile loop and features 10 beautiful waterfalls, varying in size. Many of the falls allow for passage behind them, making for amazing views and photos. http://www.nps.gov/mora/planyourvisit/silver-falls.htm

Matt Tolbert
5 days ago

5 Completed5 Reviews

Lynee Berger
14 days ago

10 Completed9 Reviews

Amazing trail just a few windy roads outside of beautiful wine country! The trails and "loop trail" kind of zig zag around all of the falls, you can shorten this 6.1 mile hike to about 4 miles if you choose to skip a few of the falls. There are also North and South loops that you can take. We ended up viewing 8 of the 10 falls, and each one is unique compared to the others, completely worth visiting them all.

Easily accessible, and not overly crowded on a week day. A large majority of the trail is shaded making for a nice hike regardless of the time of day. This is a great State Park to come visit if you have a few hours, or a few days! Dogs are not allowed most places in the park, and small children would struggle on this hike and it can be a bit slippery.

Janice Hodge
21 days ago

4 Completed3 Reviews

Raquel Moore
24 days ago

4 Completed4 Reviews

Great scenic hike. We found out a few years ago that it is not stroller friendly and dogs are only allowed in certain areas. However, when we returned with all this knowledge under our belt we had a wonderful experience.

Chelsea Matthews
1 month ago

3 Completed2 Reviews

Great hike, we brought the twins that are three and they just about walked the whole way ! Beautiful waterfalls and lots of them to see! Really cool walking behind them .

Tyler MacLeod
1 month ago

13 Completed1 Reviews

This is in OR, not WA.

Christy Wagnon
7 months ago

15 Completed3 Reviews

Beautiful trail -
Well
Maintained and great view of the falls
But for sure more than 200 ft of elevation gain- according to my Fitbit closer to 1000. Definitely doable - took two first time hikers and added the Grove of the Patriarchs.

trail treader
8 months ago

4 Completed4 Reviews

Jessica Heavner
8 months ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

It was a nice short hike. Up-and-down some hills but not hard at all. The waterfall was beautiful and easy to get to!

Henry Miller
9 months ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Great hike, beautiful view of the falls. A little tiring for people who aren't in great shape.

Armies-of P.
9 months ago

Well kept and beautiful. the trail connects to several other trails easy to stray of a bit to easy but mostly well marked. Great for family spot!

Melissa Hasham
9 months ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

Very nice and easy hike with multiple ways to access the falls. I went early and had the falls entirely to myself for an hour and a half!

Alex Kirk
9 months ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Great quick and easy hike. Saw people of all ages on the trail. Not very strenuous, but the views of the falls are fantastic. With how dry our summer has been the falls are a little low but nonetheless still a great view. Good trip for families looking for a quick day hike.

James Corwin
10 months ago

5 Completed6 Reviews

Gave it 3 stars initially, but I'd go back over and over again to take new people. The views are beautiful and everyone should take the time to see them.

James Corwin
10 months ago

5 Completed6 Reviews

Great for kids with some good views. If you're spry then go off trail and traverse the rocks for the great views.

The Hammer
11 months ago

9 Completed9 Reviews

A really low stress walk with beautiful views and some nice places to turn off to see the hot springs and the grove of the patriarchs. There's a good spot to stop and get a picture of Rainier on the drive as well!

Ashley Brown
11 months ago

8 Completed2 Reviews

Ken Doyle
1 year ago

3 Completed2 Reviews

Did the Silver Loop Trail today was looking forward to it because of the photos posted all were Silver Loop except one don't know what trail it is but would like to know! It is the picture where people are on the trail under the falls. If anybody recognizes it please post where it is!
Thanks Ken

Paul Olson
1 year ago

26 Completed19 Reviews

ERIN HENLEY
1 year ago

28 Completed22 Reviews

Hikes not hard but the waterfalls are pretty.