Salmon Creek Falls

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Salmon Creek Falls
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Salmon Creek Falls, California
Location Near Gorda in Los Padres National Forest, Monterey County, California, USA
Type Segmented
Elevation 300 feet (91.4 meters)
Total height 12 feet (3.7 meters)
Number of drops 1
Total width 75 feet (22.9 meters)

Salmon Creek Falls is a 120 foot (36 meter) waterfall in the southern Big Sur area, Monterey County, California. They are near Gorda, in the Santa Lucia Range and within the Monterey Ranger District of the Los Padres National Forest.

The falls are reached by a 0.3 mile trail from California State Route 1.[1]

The falls are on the boundary of the Silver Peak Wilderness, and the Salmon Creek Trail is a popular access route into the wilderness area.


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Coordinates: 35°49′10″N 121°21′07″W / 35.81934°N 121.35206°W / 35.81934; -121.35206