Twin Falls on the Thompson River
Twin Falls

Twin Falls is no longer accessible to the general public. It has been private property all along, but the land wasn't developed. The property was sold to a developer, lots were put up for sale, and there's now a house right next to the falls. That's too bad because this is a really nice waterfall. These shots were taken before the land was last sold. Twin Falls is also off of Upper Whitewater Rd - about a mile past where you cross the top of Slippery Witch Falls. The road also crosses above Twin Falls, so you can't see anything from the road.

Down river from Twin Falls are 2 more waterfalls that are on public land in the National Forest. The only time I have been to these falls was a few years ago when we bushwhacked down river from Twin Falls. Now the only way to get to them without crossing private property is to head up river from Hwy 281. The road crosses the river about 1/4 mile past White Owl Falls. The first falls you come to is Bestos Falls about 1/4 mile up. It's not much and is now probably covered in rhododendron.

Bestos Falls
Bestos Falls

The next waterfall is Joe Pack Falls. It's a little nicer and about 20' high. There is no trail up to these falls, so plan on a part bushwhack, part river wade.


Joe Pack Falls

 

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