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Panther Creek Falls

Southwest Washington


Southwest Washington -- Columbia River Gorge - WA
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0.16 miles, roundtrip


Gain: 100 ft.
Highest Point: 1800 ft.


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Take a beautiful, very short hike to a lovely waterfall off the beaten path.

There is no good signage for this hiker-only trail but it is well maintained with a nice viewing deck for the falls. The trail drops right off the road just southwest of the parking area.


Panther Creek Falls

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 45.8674, -121.8263 Open map in new window


Southwest Washington -- Columbia River Gorge - WA

Panther Creek Falls (#137)

Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

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Getting There

From Carson, head north on Wind River Highway. Proceed 4 miles, then turn right on Forest Road 65. Make the first left, following 65 around toward Panther Creek campground. Follow Forest Road 65 for about 8 miles. There will be a gravel turnout for parking on the right. Park in the turnout (leaving room for other visitors) and cross the road to the trailhead.

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