Hike to Cedar Creek Falls

Cedar Creek Falls Trailhead

Distance

4.2 Miles

Activities

Photography, Swimming, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Ryan Cline

Easy Parking
Food Nearby
Scenic
Cliff Jumping
Swimming Hole

Hike to an amazing waterfall and swimming hole (the waterfall can be a little dry during warmer months). Be prepared for a good workout to get there and back.

The trail starts out at a hill in a residential area and ends in an unexpected spot where there is a beautiful waterfall complete with swimming hole. Surrounded by 75-foot high cliffs, a magnificent waterfall splashes into a pool known as the Devil’s Punch Bowl. Hikers have been known to dive from the cliffs into the pool, but because of shallow waters and slippery rocks, it is highly dangerous. Additionally, hikers (or swimmers, depending on what you’re more excited for) should bring plenty of water, as this hike is not for those out of shape.

This trail is not very difficult on the way to the waterfall, but watch out because it is easy to fall when going downhill. This is the perfect hike to do on a warm spring day because everything is so green and the flowers are blooming. There is nothing more satisfying than working up a sweat and being able to jump into a pool of water. Not only is there a waterfall, but there are also high ledges and a rope swing that you can jump off of. Just keep in mind that even though the hike there is relatively easy, the way back is mostly uphill, so make sure that you have appropriate footwear.

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Worth the Hike Back

This is a great trail if there is water flowing. Don't jump off the rocks into the water though as there have been a couple people this year who have gotten hurt and have had to have been airlifted out. I would also recommend to bring plenty of water along with you as this trail does not have very much shade and the walk to come back to your car is all up hill!

Permit Required

Worth the effort, but proof of permit required.

An Oasis

Not long but challenging...bring plenty of water and good shoes

Distance

4.2 Miles

Activities

Photography, Swimming, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Ryan Cline

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