Hike the Kadunce River Wayside Trail

1.5 miles  - Out-and-Back Trail

Added by Allison Herreid

This trail follows the river, taking you past small waterfalls and during summer months, a few good places to jump in and cool off.

Cool off in the summer on Kadunce River Wayside Trail, a hike with small waterfalls that is accessible for the whole family. Follow the trail itself, or navigate down to the riverbed and wade your way upstream!

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Family Friendly
Forest
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River
Scenic
Waterfall

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over 4 years ago

A Must Do For The North Shore

I waded upstream until you get to the waterfall. We wore swampers the entire way so our feet stayed dried! Very beautiful place and secluded! It feels like Hawaii with the deep gorges and mossy rock walls!

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