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Caribou River Falls

mile 70.7

Caribou Falls is one of the most picturesque waterfalls on the shore, in part because of the approach. From the wayside rest follow the spur trail [at the first bench, continue to follow the spur]. The trail climbs about 100-feet in a half mile before making a 90-degree turn to multiple flights of stairs [~150 in all]. A right hand turn after the first few flights opens to a cedar- and pine-framed view of the falls. It becomes more and more impressive as you get closer, and the gray basalt outcroppings are a striking frame to this 35-foot falls.


Check out the nearby Illgen Falls to the south or Cross River Falls to the north.
See all of the North Shore waterfalls here.

Length: 1.2 miles
Difficulty: easy; moderate due to stairs


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