Noonday Ridge / Blue Hole Falls

Photographer: G. Price

back to waterfalls - Cottage Grove

Noonday Ridge / Blue Hole Falls *** are east of Cottage Grove.
Noonday Ridge Falls GPS: N 43 37.984', W 122 36.311' Elevation above sea level 2600 ft.
Blue Hole Falls GPS: N 43 37.983', W 122 36.249' Elevation above sea level 2600 ft.

Directions: First to Noonday Ridge Falls
  1. Consult with Cottage Grove Ranger Station (541-942-5591) for status
    of Forest Service Road #22 (Brice Creek Road) before travel
  2. Take Cottage Grove exit 174
  3. Head east on Row River Road
  4. Past milepost 4 continue straight onto Shoreview Drive
    (Row River Rd splits off to the left - Shoreview Drive rejoins Row River Rd in another six miles)
  5. Past milepost 19 Row River Road ends. Head straight onto Brice Creek Road (FSR #22)
    This road will have its own mileposts (road that veers left is FSR #17 to Spirit/Moon Falls)
  6. Before milepost 11 look for a Parker Creek Falls hiking sign just before a bridge
  7. 0.6 miles past that bridge find a wide spot on the right side to park
  8. Noonday Ridge Falls is right next to the road - flow is seasonal
And next, Blue Hole Falls Rest facilities available back at Trestle Creek Falls.

*** Unofficial names for features about and near the falls.