Day 8: Friday, June 12, 2015
Eugene was a quirky little town, not at all what I had expected. Zach treated us to dinner and beers the night prior and after several loads of laundry and a good night sleep at Zach’s apartment, we drove north to Silver Falls.
Silvers Falls consisted of several very tall waterfalls surrounded by a magically lush forest covered in bright green moss. You could hear the crashing of the water from 100 yards away or more. We approached the river from a higher trail so as soon as it came into view it was a pretty spectacular moment to see the water falling to several hundred feet below. There was a trail that led us down and around the back of South Falls so we could walk completely underneath it and were misted by residuals of the cascading water as the wind blew. The space behind the falls was cave-like and the rocks were filled with fossilized tree roots and specimens of the past.Read More