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Buck Creek Falls Washington

Buck Creek Falls Gifford Pinchot National Forest 

Buck Creek Falls is a small waterfall on Buck Creek, the source of White Salmon's water supply. A trail spur leads to the top of the falls, which spills into a lovely shaded pool in a basalt-rimmed bowl. Montia, alumroot and saxifrage adorn the rocks. The waterfalls is located in Gifford Pinchot National Forest and can be accessed by Trail #54 Buck Creek. 

Buck Creek Falls Washington
Buck Creek Water Falls
Washington Buck Creek Falls
Washington Buck Creek Waterfalls

Directions to Buck Creek Falls
Cross the Hood River Bridge from I-84 to White Salmon (toll $2). After crossing the bridge, turn left on Highway 14 heading west for Stevenson and Vancouver. In 1.5 miles, turn right onto Highway 141 Alt. for Trout Lake and the Mt. Adams Recreation Area.

In 2.2 miles, turn left onto Highway 141 for BZ Corner, Trout Lake and Glenwood. Drive 2 miles and make a left turn onto easy-to-miss Northwestern Lake Road.
Buck Creek Falls Loop Hike
Buck Creek Falls White Salmon River
Buck Creek Water Falls Washington
Go 0.4 miles, crossing the White Salmon River and come to a four-way junction and a large signboard detailing the Buck Creek Trail System. Keep straight here. The road becomes gravel and you drive 0.5 miles to the junction with Nestor Peak Road (Road N-1000). Stay on the B-1000 Road.

Continue on B-1000 aka Buck Creek Road to the Campground (milepost 3). This is a pull-in semicircle gravel area off the road with room for 6 vehicles. This is the Buck Creek Falls Loop Trailhead.

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