Waterfalls, Forest, & Ocean Cabin Trip

  • Image shows a group of nine people clustered together in the center of the image. They are standing on a path surrounded by green grass in front of a waterfall pouring down from above.
  • Picture shows a person facing away from the camera looking out at the ocean from a bluff. Cliffsides can be seen in the background on the left side of the image and it is a bright sunny day.
  • Picture shows a group of ten students sitting in two rows across the image. Eight students sit on a log over a stream while two students sit below on the left side. They are all looking at the camera smiling.
  • Picture shows three students in a forest smiling at the camera. There are two students on the left side of the photo and the one in a blue shirt is leaning on the backpack of the other who is wearing a purple shirt. The other student is on the right side of the photo and is wearing a red shirt and backpack.
  • Picture shows a wooden cabin in the center of the image at Silver Falls State Park. The cabin has a porch with a bench on it and a concrete path leading up it. It is surrounded by bright green trees.

Silver Falls State Park is home to 10 major waterfalls, including a 4 waterfalls that you can walk behind! Situated in the lower elevations of the Cascade Range, Silver Falls State Park is Oregon’s largest State Park with over 8,800 acres. The Park is home to the largest concentration of waterfalls in North America, including the impressive 176ft South Falls. You’ll have a chance to explore the park and waterfalls, and see some of the many diverse species of animals, birds, fungi, and plants, including some huge old-growth Douglas fir trees. One day we’ll take a trip to the spectacular Oregon Coast, where we’ll have a chance to hike one of the coastal trails that feature high bluffs and sandy beaches. At night we’ll stay in rustic cabins, or you can choose to sleep solo in a tent. Read the detailed trip description to learn more.

Trip Specifics

Dates: Saturday, May 8 - Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Cost: $50 - $350. Need-based financial aid is applied on a sliding scale for those who qualify. 

Rigor: Low

Equipment & Packing List (coming soon)

Required Forms

These forms can be completed only after you have received a trip placement email, and are due by Monday, March 15th. To complete these forms, you’ll need to log-in to the Engage LC platform using your @lclark.edu email.

  • Waiver
  • Equipment Request
  • Travel Plans

Trip Pictures

This is a brand new trip for us, but you can check pictures from another time we hiked here: