Directions: From the entrance to Crater Lake National Park on Highway 138 follow the highway West for about another 25 miles or so. You will see signs for Toketee Falls.
From the parking area pass the wooden pipeline that is diverting water from the North Umpqua River to a powerhouse downstream and get onto the trail. Crossing over a small bridge the trail heads downhill slightly as you pass through a wooded area and come to your first set of stairs. As you continue you will be going through three more sets of stairs. Some are stone and some are wooden with chainlink fence.
You will follow along the North Umpqua River the whole time and there are many points along the way to stop and get a good look at it. The trail ends at a wooden viewing platform with a tree coming up the middle of it and a bench. You get a great view of the waterfall and the amazing columnar basalt.
Since you are in the area we would recommend stopping at Whitehorse Falls, it’s just a few miles from Toketee Falls. The waterfall is just steps from the parking area!
Distance: 1 mile
Elevation: 150 feet
Pet Friendly: Yes
Good For: This trail is good for most, but there are a lot of steps, so it may not be good for young kids and older folks.
Bathrooms: Vault toilet at trailhead.
Parking Fee: None
Seasons: Check for road closures during the snowy months.
Overall: Lovely riverside hike that leads to a beautiful waterfall surrounded by amazing columnar basalt!