North Harper Shortcut Trail

At A Glance


1 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 1 (Moderate)
Steepness: Climbs Moderately
Tread Condition: Some Obstacles
Trail Number: 266A


Shortcut from FS 464 down to a beautiful section of the North Harper Creek trail about a half mile above Bard Falls. Easiest way to the falls, and a pleasant trail itself. Well constructed path winds in and out of the coves as it gently descends.

Intersecting Trails

  • North Harper Creek
  • 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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    Total Calculated Length: 1 mi

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    Average Rating: 4.0 (rated 2 times)

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    Jordan M. said: Yes - that'd be Bard Falls, and it's a good one!
    Friday, August 7 2015 1:18am
    Adam F. said: we hiked this trail on July 10, 2015 with three young kids (12, 11 and 7) and two dogs! Takes about an hour to get the creek. Turn left when you hit the trail at the bottom to get to scenic parts of the creek. We found a great area to have lunch and swim in a waterfall. highly recommended.
    Saturday, July 11 2015 1:41am
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