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Great Falls, but keep going!

Yes the main falls are a short walk from the parking lot – but keep going! The trail is wide and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MissyBunch
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Ames, Iowa
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Stunningly Beautiful!

Nice, easy drive from Bend. Worth the trip. A bit crowded in the summer though. Parking is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JaneAustenFan
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Eugene, Oregon
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Yes the main falls are a short walk from the parking lot – but keep going! The trail is wide and well traveled with a beautiful tree canopy. And if you take the trail along the river you will see many other waterfalls. Spectacular scenery...More

1  Thank MissyBunch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, easy drive from Bend. Worth the trip. A bit crowded in the summer though. Parking is a nightmare with not enough parking spaces and a narrow parking lot. The bathrooms are a bit scary.

1  Thank JaneAustenFan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great time walking up to top of waterfall, it was nice, put also safe and a great place to take pictures.

Thank James Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While you do get your car dusty on the gravel road, I feel it was definitely worth the trip. It’s nice you don’t have to hike for miles to see the falls. Parking is very limited!

2  Thank C_Ky_Traveller_
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful falls and an easy hike to get to see them. If you're feeling really brave, there is a trail you can take that will take you right down to falls.

2  Thank ElConquistador000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The falls are close to Bend, but the road to get there involves a couple of miles on a dusty gravel road. Your car will get dirty from the dust, but it is worth it. Parking is limited in the actual parking lot, and during...More

1  Thank Oskarduck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No parking, too crowded, road not paved to where "parking" is so you'll have to wash all the dust off your car when you get home. Understand there is a proposal to move the entrance so this situation may change. Photos I have seen of...More

2  Thank scubagal2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The negatives....gravel road that is really dusty. Parking lot is small for the number of people that use this area....TIP: go after 3PM the lot had really cleared out by then on the day we visited. The trail is that powdery dust that gets on...More

1  Thank Takarehi
Reviewed August 13, 2018

we had a wonderful heat filled day hiking the falls, 4 miles and so enjoyable. Definitely a must do in Bend, Or.

1  Thank SherryG487
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We went fairly early in the morning and it wasn't too hot or crowded. We parked at the first lot about a half mile away and enjoyed the easy walk through the high desert. Being able to see the waterfall from different views was a...More

1  Thank cmjrichey
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dilebob
August 1, 2018|
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Response from Chance W | Reviewed this property |
lots of stairs not really bike friendly.
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Brokaw
July 3, 2018|
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Response from giget213 | Reviewed this property |
If you continue to drive once you enter the lot, continue to drive basically right up to them. There is a restoom near the bottom and it's just a few steps from there to the bottom viewing area.
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Kimberly P
June 24, 2018|
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Response from Annastreckenbach | Reviewed this property |
You’ll probably need to Google it. I’m local so don’t need a site
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