This year we’ve made it a goal to explore all the waterfalls in Oregon! We got a lot of ground to cover. This is mainly personal bucket list to help us track our progress, but hopefully you’ll find it helpful if you want to visit all the Oregon waterfalls too. Let’s see how many we can do! ;)

Oregon Waterfalls Bucket List - Did you know there are over 200 waterfalls in Oregon? // localadventurer.com

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THE ULTIMATE LIST OF WATERFALLS IN OREGON BUCKET LIST

  1. Abiqua Falls (Marion County) – 0.8 mi round trip, △180 ft, moderate hike
  2. Alsea Falls (Benton County) – on the way to Green Peak Falls
  3. Annie Falls (Klamath County) – 2.1 mi loop, △ 301 ft, moderate hike to a 53 ft waterfall in Crater Lake National Park
  4. Awbrey Falls (Deschutes County) 💛
  5. Ayers Creek Falls (Marion County) aka Ayers Falls is a 79 ft waterfall
  6. ⬡ Baker Creek Falls (Yamhill County)
  7. ⬡ Baker Creek Falls (Washington County)
  8. Barr Creek Falls (Jackson County) – 240 ft waterfall
  9. Barth Falls (Clatsop County) – 8 ft waterfall along Hwy 202
  10. Beaver Creek Falls (Lane County) – 20 ft waterfall on the way to Sweet Creek Falls
  11. Beaver Falls (Columbia County ) – 0.7 mi round trip, △100 ft, easy hike to a 40 ft waterfall
  12. Benham Falls (Deschutes County) – 1.5 mi round trip, △26 ft, easy hike to a 25 ft waterfall
  13. ⬡ Berry Creek Falls (Polk County) 💛
  14. ⬡ Big Falls (Deschutes County) 💛 – 30 ft waterfall that’s more often than not dry.
  15. Bonnie Falls aka Scappoose Falls (Columbia County) – 15 ft waterfall
  16. ⬡ Boxcar Rapids (Wasco County) – class 3 rapids on the Deschutes River
  17. Bridal Veil Falls (Multnomah County) – 0.6 mi round trip, △70 ft, easy hike to a 118 ft waterfall
  18. Bridge Creek Falls (Deschutes County) – 25 ft waterfall
  19. Bridge Creek Falls (Lane County) – 64 ft waterfall
  20. Bridge Creek Falls (Tillamook County) – 35 ft waterfall. Wilson River Traverse 22.6 mi one way, △3950 ft, difficult hike.
  21. ⬡ Buck Falls (Morrow County) 💛
  22. ⬡ Buck Meadows Falls (Lane County) 💛 – in Three Sisters Wilderness
  23. Butte Creek Falls (Marion County) – 1.1 mi loop, △320 ft, easy hike to a 78 ft waterfall
  24. ⬡ Butte Falls (Jackson County)
  25. Cabin Creek Falls (Hood River County) – 1.8 mi RT, △160 ft, easy
  26. ⬡ Camp Benson Falls (Hood River County)
  27. Campbell Falls (Douglas County) – 0.4 mi round trip, easy
  28. ⬡ Cascade Falls (Lincoln County)
  29. ⬡ Cascade Falls (Linn County)
  30. ⬡ Cavitt Falls (Douglas County)
  31. Chichester Falls (Lane County)
  32. Chitwood Falls (Tillamook County) – also known as Chitwood Creek Falls
  33. Chocolate Falls (Jackson County) – 5.7 miles round trip, △1150 ft, difficult hike
  34. Chush Falls (Deschutes County) – 5 miles round trip, easy hike. Also known as Lower Squaw Creek Falls or Lower Whychus Falls
  35. Clearwater Falls (Douglas County) – 0.5 miles RT, easy hike
  36. ⬡ Cline Falls (Deschutes County)
  37. Clover Falls aka Upper Hemlock Falls (Douglas County) – 2.5 miles RT, △589 ft, moderate hike to a 40 ft waterfall.
  38. ⬡ Coopey Falls (Multnomah County) – on the way to Angel’s Rest and Devil’s Rest
  39. Copper Creek Falls (1.1 mi loop, △190 ft, easy)
  40. ⬡ Coquille River Falls (Coos County)
  41. ⬡ Cushing Falls (Wasco County)
  42. ⬡ Deep Creek Falls (Lake County)
  43. ⬡ Deep Creek Falls (Wallowa County) 💛
  44. ⬡ Deer Lick Falls
  45. Diamond Creek Falls (Lane County) – 3.4 mi loop, △400 ft, easy, open May-Nov
  46. ⬡ Dillon Falls (Deschutes County)
  47. ⬡ Dillon Falls (Jackson County)
  48. Double Falls (Trail of Ten Falls Loop, Marion County) #11 – 8.7 mi loop, △1300 ft, moderate, best in spring)
  49. ⬡ Downing Creek Falls (Linn County)
  50. Drake Falls (Trail of Ten Falls Loop, Marion County) – 8.7 mi loop, △1300 ft, moderate, best in spring
  51. Drift Creek Falls (Lincoln County) – 3.0 mi RT, △490 ft, moderate with a suspension bridge #20
  52. ⬡ Drift Creek Falls (Marion County) – possibly on private property, but there are no signs.
  53. Dry Creek Falls (4.4 mi RT, △710 ft, easy)
  54. ⬡ Duwee Falls (Klamath County)
  55. ⬡ Eagle Creek Upper Falls (Clackamas County)
  56. East Fork Falls (Baker County) – Wahclella Falls’ third tier seasonal waterfall in winter
  57. ⬡ Echo Falls (Lincoln County)
  58. ⬡ Elk Creek Falls (Coos County)
  59. ⬡ East Fork Falls (Baker County)
  60. ⬡ East Fork Falls (Multnomah County)
  61. Elowah Falls (Multnomah County) – 1.6 miles, easy-moderate hike
  62. Emerald Falls (Hood River County) – on the way to Gorton Creek Falls
  63. ⬡ Emile Falls (Douglas County)
  64. ⬡ Estell Falls (Coos County)
  65. ⬡ Euchre Falls (Lincoln County)
  66. Fairy Falls (Multnomah County) – 2.0 mi RT, △800 ft, moderate
  67. ⬡ Fall Creek Falls (Clackamas County)
  68. ⬡ Fall Creek Falls (Lane County)
  69. ⬡ Fall Creek Falls (Lincoln County)
  70. ⬡ Fall River Falls (Deschutes County)
  71. Falls Creek Falls (Wallowa County)
  72. ⬡ Fern Rock Falls (Tillamook County)
  73. Final Falls (Clackamas County) – Salmon River Viewpoint
  74. ⬡ Fishhawk Falls (Clatsop County)
  75. Frustration Falls (Clackamas County) – Salmon River Viewpoint
  76. ⬡ Gatch Falls (Linn County) aka Linn Falls – lower tier of Marion Falls
  77. ⬡ Glutton Falls (Morrow County)
  78. Gnat Creek Falls (Clatsop County) – 8.1 mi RT, △710 ft, moderate. Can be accessed on forest roads on private property – must get permission.
  79. ⬡ Golden Falls (Coos County)
  80. Gorton Creek Falls (Hood River County) #16 – 1.2 mi round trip, △150 ft, moderate
  81. ⬡ Gooch Falls (Linn County)
  82. Grave Creek Falls (Josephine County)
  83. Green Peak Falls (Benton County) – 4.2 round trip, △230 ft, easy
  84. ⬡ Grotto Falls (Douglas County)
  85. ⬡ Groundhog Falls (Malheur County)
  86. ⬡ Grouse Mountain Falls (Lane County)
  87. ⬡ Gunaldo Falls (Yamhill County)
  88. ⬡ Haines Falls (Washington County) – off Hillsboro Reservoir Rd
  89. ⬡ Hemlock Falls (Douglas County)
  90. Henline Falls (Marion County) – 1.8 mi RT, 200 ft, easy
  91. ⬡ Henrys Falls (Coos County)
  92. ⬡ Hewett Falls (Coos County)
  93. ⬡ Hideaway Falls or Hideaway Lake Falls (Clackamas County)
  94. Hole in the Wall Falls (Hood River County) – 1.8 mi RT, △160 ft, easy
  95. ⬡ Honey Creek Falls (Lane County)
  96. ⬡ Horseshoe Falls (Sherman County)
  97. ⬡ Horseshoe Falls (Marion County)
  98. Horsetail Falls (Multnomah County) – 2.6 mi loop, △610 ft, easy
  99. ⬡ Hunter Falls (Wallowa County)
  100. ⬡ Imnaha Falls (Wallowa County)
  101. ⬡ Indian Hole Falls (Lane County)
  102. ⬡ Jack Falls (Columbia County)
  103. ⬡ Jack Falls (Douglas County)
  104. ⬡ Jackson Falls (Washington County)
  105. ⬡ Ki-a-Kuts Falls (Washington County)
  106. ⬡ Kilchis Falls (Tillamook County)
  107. Klamath Falls – small rapids that flow along Link River
  108. Koosah Falls (Linn County)
  109. Lancaster Falls (Hood River County) – 1.8 mi RT, △160 ft, easy
  110. Latourell Falls (seen from parking lot)
  111. ⬡ Lava Island Falls (Deschutes County)
  112. ⬡ Laverne Falls (Coos County)
  113. Lee Falls (Washington County) – 6.6 mi RT, 355 ft, moderate, popular swimming hole
  114. ⬡ Lemolo Falls (Douglas County)
  115. Lester Creek Falls (Tillamook County) – Wilson River Traverse 22.6 mi one way, △3950 ft, difficult
  116. ⬡ Lillian Falls (Lane County)
  117. Linton Falls (Lane County) – 4.0 mi RT, 700 ft, difficult, mid summer – fall, campsites at Linton Lake
  118. ⬡ Little Falls (Clatsop County)
  119. ⬡ Little Falls (Douglas County)
  120. ⬡ Little Illinois River Falls (Josephine County)
  121. Little Lee Falls (Washington County) – on the way to Lee Falls
  122. Little Niagara Falls (Clackamas County)
  123. Little Zigzag Falls (Clackamas County) – 0.5 mi RT, 50 ft, easy
  124. ⬡ Lookingglass Falls (Union County)
  125. Loowit Falls (Hood River County) – on the way to Tunnel Falls
  126. Lower Copper Creek Falls (on the way to Copper Creek Falls)
  127. Lost Creek Falls (Coos County) – hikes: Burnt Lake 6.6 mi, East Zigzag 9.4 mi, Paradise Park 15.6
  128. ⬡ Lower Black Bar Falls (Josephine County)
  129. ⬡ Lower Butte Creek Falls (Marion County) – 25 ft waterfall
  130. ⬡ Lower Falls (Crook County)
  131. ⬡ Lower Falls Little Minam River (Union County)
  132. Lower Kentucky Falls (Douglas County) – 4 mi RT, 650 ft, easy
  133. Lower North Falls (Trail of Ten Falls, Marion County) – 8.7 mi loop, △1300 ft, moderate, best in spring
  134. Lower Parker Falls (Lane County) – 0.5 mi one way, easy
  135. Lower Shellburg Falls (Marion County) – on the way to Shellburg Falls and Stasel Falls
  136. ⬡ Lower Soda Falls (Linn County)
  137. Lower South Falls (Trail of Ten Falls, Marion County) #13 – 8.7 mi, △1300 ft, moderate, best in spring
  138. Marion Falls (Linn County)
  139. ⬡ Martin Falls (Lincoln County)
  140. ⬡ McNabb Falls (Linn County)
  141. ⬡ Meadow Brooks Falls (Grant County)
  142. Metlako Falls (Hood River County) – at 1.5 mi on the way to Punch Bowl Falls and Tunnel Falls
  143. ⬡ Middle Bridal Veil Falls (Multnomah County)
  144. ⬡ Middle Creek Falls (Coos County)
  145. ⬡ Middle East Fork Falls (Coos County)
  146. ⬡ Middle Falls (Clackamas County)
  147. Middle Lewis River Falls (Union County) – on the way to Copper Creek Falls
  148. Middle North Falls (Marion County) – Trail of Ten Falls Loop: 8.7 mi, △1300 ft, moderate, best in spring
  149. ⬢ Middle Oneonta Falls (Multnomah County) on the Horsetail Falls loop
  150. ⬡ Mill Creek Falls (Wasco County, Oregon)
  151. ⬡ Mill Creek Falls (Jackson County) – same trail as Barr Creek Falls
  152. ⬡ Minam Falls (Wallowa County)
  153. Mist Falls (Multnomah County) – 0.6 mi, △200 ft, moderate
  154. ⬡ Moffett Falls (Multnomah County)
  155. Moon Falls (Lane County) 1.1 mi, 250 ft, easy, can combine with Spirit Falls and Pinard Falls for a 2.8 mi total hike.
  156. ⬡ Moose Creek Falls (Linn County)
  157. ⬡ Muir Creek Falls (Douglas County)
  158. Multnomah Falls (Multnomah County) – 2.4 mi RT, △870 ft, moderate #1
  159. Munra Falls (Multnomah County) – on the way to Wahclella Falls
  160. Munson Creek Falls (Tillamook County) – 0.6 mi RT, △95 ft, easy
  161. ⬡ Nehalem Falls (Tillamook County) – located near Nehalem Falls Campground
  162. ⬡ Nenamusa Falls (Tillamook County)
  163. Niagara Falls (Yamhill County) – 2 mi RT, 350 ft, easy, best in winter
  164. North Falls (Marion County) – Trail of Ten Falls Loop: 8.7 mi, △1300 ft, moderate, best in spring #6
  165. North Fork Falls (Douglas County) – 4 mi RT, 650 ft, easy
  166. ⬡ North Fork Falls (Clatsop County)
  167. Obsidian Falls (Lane County) – 48.1 mi, 5800 ft, difficult, summer and early fall
  168. ⬡ Odin Falls (Deschutes County)
  169. Oneonta Falls (Multnomah County)
  170. ⬡ Painter Falls (Linn County)
  171. ⬡ Paulina Creek Falls (Deschutes County)
  172. ⬡ Pegleg Falls (Clackamas County)
  173. Pheasant Creek Falls (Yamhill County) – 2 mi RT, 350 ft, easy, best in winter
  174. ⬡ Pidgeon Falls (Coos County)
  175. Pinard Falls (Lane County) – 1.2 mi, 230 ft, easy, can combine with Spirit Falls and Moon Falls for a 2.8 mi total hike
  176. Ponytail Falls aka Upper Horsetail Falls (Multnomah County) – 2.6 mi loop, △610 ft, easy #17
  177. ⬡ Pringle Falls (Deschutes County)
  178. ⬡ Prospect Falls (Jackson County)
  179. ⬡ Proxy Falls (Lane County)
  180. Punch Bowl Falls or Punchbowl Falls (Hood River County) – 3.8 mi RT, 500 ft, easy, can continue to Tunnel Falls and Wahtum Lake.
  181. ⬡ Rainbow Falls (Lane County)
  182. ⬡ Rainbow Falls (Linn County)
  183. Rainie Falls (Josephine County) – 39.5 mi, 2000 ft, moderate – trail to Rainie Falls starts 1.7 miles from Grave Creek Trailhead.
  184. Ramona Falls (Clackamas County) – 7.0 mi loop, 1100 ft, moderate, late spring to early fall
  185. ⬡ Red Blanket Falls (Klamath County)
  186. Sahale Falls (Hood River County) – 4.6 mi RT, 820 ft, easy, summer and early fall
  187. Sahalie Falls (Linn County) – 2.6 mi loop, 439 ft, easy
  188. ⬡ Salmon Falls (Lane County, Oregon)
  189. ⬡ Salmon Falls (Marion County, Oregon)
  190. ⬡ Salt Creek Falls (Lane County)
  191. ⬡ Shadow Falls (Douglas County)
  192. Shellburg Falls (Marion County) – 2.8 mi RT, 410 ft, easy, can continue onto Stasel Falls
  193. ⬡ Sherars Falls (Wasco County)
  194. ⬡ Silver Falls (Coos County, Oregon)
  195. ⬡ Silver Falls (Polk County, Oregon)
  196. ⬡ Silver Falls (Josephine County)
  197. ⬡ Siuslaw Falls (Lane County)
  198. Skoonichuk Falls – near Tenas Camp on the way to Tunnel Falls and Wahtum Lake
  199. Slide Creek Falls aka Slide Falls
  200. ⬡ Smith Falls
  201. ⬡ Smith River Falls (Douglas County)
  202. ⬢ South Falls (Marion County) – Trail of Ten Falls Loop: 8.7 mi, △1300 ft, moderate, best in spring
  203. ⬡ South Fork Falls
  204. ⬡ South Umpqua Falls
  205. Spirit Falls (Lane County) – 0.6 mi, 130 ft, easy, can combine with Moon Falls and Pinard Falls for 2.8 mi total hike.
  206. ⬡ Split Falls (Clackamas County)
  207. ⬡ Squaw Falls
  208. ⬡ Stair Creek Falls (Curry County)
  209. Stasel Falls – 3.2 mi RT, 370 ft, easy
  210. ⬡ Steamboat Falls
  211. Steelhead Falls
  212. ⬡ Stein Falls
  213. Stout Creek Falls
  214. Strawberry Falls – 6.5 mi 1395 ft, moderate, summer to fall
  215. ⬡ Stuart Falls
  216. ⬡ Stulls Falls
  217. Sullivan Creek Falls (Marion County) – right next to FR2207
  218. Susan Creek Falls – 1.6 mi, 105 ft, easy
  219. Sweet Creek Falls (Lane County) – 5.2 RT, △650 ft, easy
  220. ⬡ Switchback Falls
  221. Tamanawas Falls (Hood River County) – 3.6 mi RT, 590 ft, easy, late Spring – late fall.
  222. ⬡ Tamolitch Falls (Linn County, historical?)
  223. ⬡ Taylor Creek Falls
  224. ⬡ The Fall (Clackamas County)
  225. ⬡ The Horn (Lane County)
  226. ⬡ Thompson Falls (Morrow County)
  227. ⬡ Ti’lomikh Falls (Jackson County)
  228. Toketee Falls (Douglas County) – 0.8 mi RT, 85 ft, easy
  229. Trestle Creek Falls (Lane County) – 3.7 mi loop, △1200 ft, easy
  230. Triple Falls (Multnomah County) – 3.2 mi RT, △610 ft, moderate
  231. ⬡ Tumalo Falls (Deschutes County)
  232. ⬡ Tumwater Falls (Gilliam County)
  233. Tunnel Falls (Hood River County) – 12.0 mi, △1640 ft, moderate
  234. ⬡ Turner Drop (Jackson County)
  235. Twin Falls (Trail of Ten Falls Loop, Marion County) #7 – 8.7 mi, △1300 ft, moderate, best in spring
  236. Twister Falls (Hood River County) aka Crossover / Eagle Creek Falls, 0.5 miles past Tunnel Falls)
  237. Umbrella Falls (Hood River County) – 4.6 mi RT, 820 ft, easy, summer and early fall
  238. University Falls – 0.7 mi RT, 180 ft, easy
  239. ⬡ Upper Annie Falls (Klamath County) 💛
  240. ⬡ Upper Ayers Creek Falls (Marion County)
  241. ⬡ Upper Beaver Falls (Columbia County) – 11 ft waterfall
  242. ⬡ Upper Black Bar Falls
  243. ⬡ Upper Bridal Veil Falls (Multnomah County) – 92 ft waterfall
  244. ⬡ Upper Butte Creek Falls (Marion County) – 26 ft waterfall
  245. Upper Chush Falls (Deschutes County) – 6 miles round trip, easy
  246. Upper Coopey Falls (Multnomah County) – on the way to Angel’s Rest or Devil’s Rest
  247. ⬡ Upper Coquille River Falls (Coos County)
  248. ⬡ Upper Falls (Crook County, Oregon)
  249. ⬡ Upper Falls Deschutes River
  250. Upper Kentucky Falls (Douglas) – on the way to Lower Kentucky Falls and North Fork Falls
  251. Upper Latourell Falls (Multnomah County) 2.4 mi loop, △520 ft, easy
  252. Upper North Falls (Trail of Ten Falls Loop, Marion County) – 8.7 mi, △1300 ft, moderate, best in spring
  253. Upper Parker Falls (1.8 mi RT, △420 ft, easy)
  254. ⬡ Upper Soda Falls (Linn County)
  255. Upper Trestle Creek Falls (Lane County) – 3.7 mi loop, △1200 ft, easy
  256. ⬡ Valsetz Falls (Lincoln County)
  257. ⬡ Vanishing Falls (Clackamas)
  258. ⬡ Wah Gwin Gwin Falls (Hood River County)
  259. Wahclella Falls aka Tanner Creek Falls / Tanner Falls (Multnomah County) – 2.0 mi RT, easy
  260. ⬡ Wahe Falls
  261. Wahkeena Falls (Multnomah County) – 4.9 miles, △600 ft, moderate
  262. ⬡ Wallalute Falls
  263. ⬡ Wallowa Falls (Wallowa County)
  264. Warren Creek Falls (Hood River County, on the way to Lancaster Falls)
  265. Watson Falls (Douglas County, 0.8 mi RT, △300 ft, easy, Apr-Nov)
  266. Whitehorse Falls (Douglas)
  267. Wiesendanger Falls (Multnomah County, 1.8 mi RT)
  268. Wildwood Falls (Lane)
  269. Willamette Falls (Clackamas County)
  270. Wilson Falls (Wilson River Traverse Hike 22.6 mi one way, △3950 ft, difficult)
  271. Winter Falls (Trail of Ten Falls Loop, Marion County) – 8.7 mi, △1300 ft, moderate, best in spring
  272. Wizard Falls (Jefferson County, 6 mi, △300 ft, moderate)
  273. Wolf Creek Falls (Douglas County, Upper & Lower, 2.3 mi, △308 ft, easy, Apr-Oct)
  274. ⬡ Wolf Hollow Falls (Gilliam County)
  275. Wy’East Falls (Hood River County, on the way to Tunnel Falls, dried up in the summer)
  276. Yakso Falls (Douglas County, 1.4 miles, △340 ft, easy, Mar – Sept)
  277. Yocum Falls
  278. Youngs River Falls* (Clatsop County)

Great Hikes that Pack in Multiple Waterfalls

  1. Trail of Ten Falls Loop (8.7 mi, △1300 ft, moderate, best in spring) – 1. Upper North Falls 2. North Falls 3. Twin Falls 4. Winter Falls 5. Middle North Falls 6. Drake Falls 7. Double Falls 8. Lower North Falls 9. Lower South Falls 10. South Falls 11. Frenchie Falls (dries up in summer)
  2. Eagle Creek Trail (12.0 mi, △1640 ft, moderate) – 1. Metlako Falls 2. Punchbowl Falls 3. Loowit Falls 4. Skoonichuck Falls 5. Wy’East Falls 6. Tunnel Falls 7. optional: Twister Falls

SEASONAL

No Longer Existing Waterfalls

  • Celilo Falls (submerged by the dam)
  • Kelsey Falls (Josephine County)

TIPS FOR FIRST TIME VISITORS

  • Oregon’s rainy season is from October to May and is when the waterfalls are gushing. If you come during the summer, some seasonal waterfalls will disappear while others will have a significantly decreased water flow.

MAP (work in progress)

How many of these have you been to? Any waterfalls we need to add to the list? I’m sure there are plenty more unnamed ones too!

xoxo estherJacob
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