Photograph Ruckel Creek Falls

Eagle Creek Trailhead - Search Nearby - Added by Austin Jackson

This is an easy hike to a beautiful waterfall that is extremely photogenic.

Park at the Eagle Creek Trailhead, and backtrack out towards the highway. Take the path to the right and walk alongside the highway for nearly a half mile. Stop when you are on the bridge and see the Ruckel Creek Trail to your right. If you look left, you will notice a waterfall dropping below you. This is Ruckel Creek Falls, not to be confused with Mossy Grotto, its neighbor up the stream. To photograph the falls from ground level, back track to the field that you passed, and go through the field and walk towards the stream. Once you hit the steam, you should see the falls to your right. To return, go back the same way you came.

Distance

0.5 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

50 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic
Waterfall

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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