Goble Creek Falls

Goble Creek Falls fish ladder columbia county northwest oregon
Goble Creek Falls in January with fish ladder next to it

Height and type: 10-foot cascade falls

Water body: Goble Creek

Access: Waiting to describe pending property status – there was formerly a well-marked trail here that was free to use, but we think the property has been sold and the status of continued use is unclear.

Trip Reports: Youtube video: Goble Creek Waterfall

Property status: Appears to be private property with unclear access status.

Notable Wildlife: belted kingfisher, salmon, crayfish

Interesting History: The fish ladder was constructed in 1954-55 for $23,000. Coho, Chinook, and Chum Salmon were reported to use the creek, but how many fish get up through the fish ladder to upstream waters is unknown.

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