In this Coast Range valley, the Sweet Creek Trail follows the scenic cascading waters of Sweet Creek. Each waterfall is framed by mossy rocks and ferns and under a canopy of Douglas-fir, Alder and Big leaf maple.
Highway 126 to Siuslaw River Bridge in Mapleton (15 miles east of Florence or 46 miles west of Eugene). Cross the bridge from town and make immediate turn west on Sweet Creek Road. After 10.2 miles, Homestead Trailhead is on the right.