LOWER DOUBLE EAGLE FALLS
RATING - 22.8
VR - 3.6 (Sm/Med) HR - 3.0 SR - 12/20
TYPE OF APPROACH - Trail
DIFFICULTY - Medium
LOCATION - Mountain Loop Highway
TYPE - Segmented
HEIGHT - 50'
WIDTH - 15'
GPS - N48 06.588 W121 32.199
ELEVATION - 2663'
Despite the horrible lighting on my first visit, this is a very pretty waterfall where the Devils Lake Fork of Coal Creek runs down a smooth cliff face for about 50'. Just downstream is massive Diablo Falls, but you'll have to do some very steep downhill climbing to get there.
DIRECTIONS - Drive along the Mountain Loop Highway and turn off onto Deer
Creek Road (FR 4052). In about a mile, park at an old road heading off to
the east and start walking along it. The road is brushy but there is a
clear path through the brush. In about 1.5 miles, just past a nice
view of Big Four Mountain, the road switches back. Leave the road here
and cross a small stream to the northeast. Once on the other side you
should hear the waterfall. Scrambling down to the creek will reveal a
NEARBY WATERFALLS - Diablo Falls, Double Eagle Falls