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Taking a trip to Courthouse Creek Falls

Published 9:28am Monday, March 18, 2013

Travel on up the dirt road and ford the creek in your vehicle. After you travel a ways you will find a pull off for the trailhead on your left that leads to the very photo worthy Courthouse falls. The path is well worn and a very short but moderate hike leads to the base of the falls.
Most folks turn around after viewing the falls, or continue back up to the trail that leads along another feeder creek. But just below Courthouse falls, there is another creek that junctions Courthouse from the right as you walk down. Go up this creek a hundred or so yards to a very unique fall. its just a couple hundred yards from the big fall, can be faintly heard from the trail above, but has no access other than trail busting or wading the creek (my preference).
Upstream from the parking area there is another feeder creek that forks to the right as you go upstream. This is a tough route, but there are several small falls that probably are rarely viewed.
I like this creek and the many falls that it flows over. This is not an unusual creek but the norm. so if you like waterfalls and exploration, pick you a creek and take off. There’s no telling what you might find around the bend. Just because its not on a map doesn’t mean it’s not worth finding.

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