North Harper Creek Trail

At A Glance

Most Difficult

4.5 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 4.5
Steepness: Climbs Steeply
Tread Condition: Very Rough
Blaze Color: Blue
Trail Number: 266


Climbs from the Harper Creek Trail above Harper Creek Falls, past Bard Falls and North Harper Creek Falls, ending on Kawana Road. Several creek crossings and a wilderness setting add to the difficulty of this trail, which would otherwise be rated as moderate.

Intersecting Trails

  • Harper Creek
  • Mountains to Sea Section 4
  • North Harper Creek Falls
  • North Harper Shortcut
  • Persimmon Ridge
  • This trail is located in the Wilson Creek Area area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Wilson Creek Area trails list page.

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    Trail Segments

    Trails are often made up of several connecting paths which may have different characteristics, allowed uses, and seasons. This trail is divided into multiple segments as follows:

    North Harper Creek - Harper Creek to Persimmon Ridge

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking
    • Length: 0.8 mi

    North Harper Creek - Persimmon Ridge Tr. to Bard Falls

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking
    • Length: 0.55 mi

    North Harper Creek - Bard Falls to N. Harper Shortcut

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking
    • Length: 0.65 mi

    North Harper Creek - N. Harper Shortcut to Chestnut Cove Br. Falls

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking
    • Length: 1.51 mi

    North Harper Creek - Chestnut Cove Br. Falls to N. Harper Creek Falls

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking
    • Length: 0.1 mi

    North Harper Creek - N. Harper Creek Falls to FS 58

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking
    • Length: 0.84 mi

    Total Calculated Length: 4.46 mi

    This value is derived from our underlying map data, and it may not match officially published information.



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