It's going to be a busy day today. We're getting our second vaccines, and then meeting up with our friends for a wine tasting. Right now I'm just hoping the timing all works out and that we're not delayed getting our vaccines. So I'm here early with today's post. I'm still catching up on what we did during our days at the beach.
As I've mentioned before, I have manila envelopes containing "bucket list" items for every state in the union. We pulled lots of items when we made our trip around the perimeter of the USA. When I learned Bill and Lenelda were coming, and where they were staying, I pulled out my Oregon folder to see if there was anything of interest in the vicinity. I came up with at least a half dozen articles about the same place: the Drift Creek Falls Trail. According to the AllTrails website, "This hike offers something for everyone, a waterfall, a huge suspension bridge, and a lush experience of the Coast Range forest. The trail is wide and well maintained." The pictures posted by others looked amazing, and so we decided to give it a go.
Mike and I did the trail on our own, which was probably just as well. We followed the directions on the National Forest Service website for reaching the trailhead from the south. After driving at least 20 minutes on a narrow winding road, we came to this: