There are few things more majestic than being in the presence of a stunning waterfall. Oregon is full of impressive waterfalls, from hidden forest cascades to thunderous, jaw-dropping falls. Plus, many of Oregon’s most amazing falls are incredibly easy to access; you won’t have to do any hiking to experience the beauty of these 8 gorgeous falls:
8. Salt Creek Falls
Salt Creek Falls is a breathtakingly beautiful waterfall located in the Willamette National Forest---and it's the second tallest waterfall in all of Oregon. There is a wonderful observation platform that looks down over the waterfall; it's wheelchair accessible and only 50 yards from the parking lot.
7. White River Falls
This dramatic waterfall is located in the Tygh Valley near Maupin. Just steps from the parking lot, you'll find a gorgeous view of the falls.
6. Shepperd's Dell
This graceful waterfall in the Columbia River Gorge twists majestically between foliage-covered rocks before falling into the stream below. You'll be able to see the falls from the highway, but a short stroll (about .2 miles) down the paved path leads to a gorgeous view of the falls.
5. Wahkeena Falls
This unique, lovely waterfall is located in the Columbia River Gorge just off the Historic Highway.
4. Sahalie Falls
Located on the picturesque McKenzie River, this amazing 100 ft. waterfall is totally breathtaking.
3. Tumalo Falls
Located near Bend, the stunning Tumalo Falls is an impressive waterfall that you can easily view from an observation deck right beside the parking lot. You'll also find a great viewpoint just five minutes (walking time) away.
2. Horsetail Falls
Located in the Columbia River Gorge, this impressive waterfall is easily accessible from the Historic Highway.
1. Multnomah Falls
The famed Multnomah Falls is known all over the country for its incredible height, (it's the second tallest in the U.S.), as well as its mesmerizing beauty. The waterfall is conveniently located right off the I-84 in the Columbia River Gorge and requires very little walking to see up close. For those who do want to get in a bit of stroll, you can walk up to the historic pedestrian bridge to feel the waterfall's mist or hike up to the top of the falls for a spectacular aerial view.