Oregon's Best Attractions

Oregon Waterfalls

Oregon has hundreds of waterfalls to explore, many of them can be easily accessible by a short hike. From the Columbia Gorge to Southern Oregon, below is a list of hand-picked waterfalls for their beauty and easy to moderate access. So what are you waiting for, start exploring these majestic Oregon waterfalls.

 

Oregon Waterfalls

Royal Terrace Falls

List of the Top Waterfalls in Oregon:

  • Multnomah Falls Located 31 miles east of Portland, Oregon, stands the famous 620 foot Multnomah Falls. The falls has two major steps, the top section falls 542 feet and then descends another 69 feet below the foot bridge. Multnomah falls offers beautiful scenery for photographs, has a gift shop and offers miles and miles of nearby hiking trails through […]

  • Salt Creek Falls Salt Creek Falls is located in the Willamette National Forest, 64 miles southeast of Eugene, Oregon. Salt Creek Falls descends 286-feet into a canyon. The overlook is just a short hike from the parking lot but if you want to capture a great photo or get immersed in the forest continue on the trail past the Salt Creek […]

  • Latourell Falls Latourell Falls is located in the beautiful Columbia Gorge, 30 miles east of Portland, Oregon off I84. The 249 foot waterfall is easily accessible and provides excellent photo opportunities throughout the year. Latourell Falls is the first falls you’ll come across if your heading east from Portland to explore the many majestic falls the Columbia Gorge […]

  • Upper Trestle Creek Falls Upper Trestle Creek Falls is located in the Umpqua National Forest and accessible  from Bryce Creek Road, 27 miles east of Cottage Grove. Upper Trestle Creek Falls descends 65-feet down a tiered cliff and provides hikers the opportunity to walk behind the waterfall. The falls is about a 1.5 mile hike from the parking lot, total hike is roughly 3 […]

  • Koosah Falls Koosah Falls is located near Santiam Pass, six miles south of the highway 20 and highway 126 junction just 60 miles east of Eugene, Oregon. The falls descends some 80-feet  into a huge pool, making this the second tallest of three major falls on the Mckenzie River. The falls offers easy access, requiring only a short hike […]

  • Diamond Creek Falls Diamond Creek Falls is located in the Willamette National Forest and accessable from the Salt Creek Falls Overlook parking lot. Diamond Creek falls descends 120-feet down jagged basalt. The waterfall is about a 1.5 mile hike from the parking lot, total hike is roughly 3 miles. Take the Lower Diamond Creek Falls trail to access the base of the […]

  • Lower Kentucky Falls Lower Kentucky Falls is located 34 miles east of Florence and  50 miles southeast of Eugene, Oregon. Lower Kentuck Falls descends a total of 90-feet, 75-feet over a cliff followed by 25-feet where it splits into two streams. The viewing deck is a moderate two mile hike from the parking lot. Check out the driving directions before you go, the […]

  • North Fork Falls North Fork Falls is located 34 miles east of Florence and  50 miles southeast of Eugene, Oregon. North Fork Falls descends 120-feet and is the tallest of two other falls nearby. The falls is a moderate two mile hike from the parking lot. Check out the driving directions before you go, the last 10 miles or so is forest service roads. Driving […]

Exploring Salt Creek Falls Area

Posted by on Oct 20, 2011 in Oregon Waterfalls, Places To Visit In Oregon, Willamette Valley Region, Willamette Valley Waterfalls | 0 comments

Exploring Salt Creek Falls Area

Salt Creek Falls is located 62 miles east of Eugene, Oregon and offers beautiful views, hiking trails, picnic tables and more. In the winter the area is great for cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. The short video takes you on a tour of Salt Creek Falls, the nearby trail system and the less visited Diamond Creek Falls.   A view of Salt Creek Falls on a foggy October morning. Hours later it cleared up to be a beautiful day in the Willamette National Forest. Salt Creek Falls Trail - Leads from the lookout to the base of the falls,...

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