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Shepperd's Dell State Natural Area

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Address: State Highway 30, Troutdale, OR 97060
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Nice walk off the highway - don't miss it

Not much parking for this waterfall, but worth the short hike down to the base of the falls. Loved stopping at all the falls along the highway and each one so different.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Not much parking for this waterfall, but worth the short hike down to the base of the falls. Loved stopping at all the falls along the highway and each one so different.

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Riverview, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

After you cross the Shepperd's Dell bridge (heading east), pull off to the right side and walk back to the bridge. The falls are viewable from the bridge or you walk down a short trail to get a better view. Very easily accessible.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband and I stopped at Shepperd's Dell Falls during our Historic Columbia River Road tour. The falls are located about 4 miles east of the Vista House at Crown Point. There was plenty of parking east of the bridge in the morning on a Sunday. There is a big sign along the road, you cannot miss it. The falls... More 

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Colorado Springs, CO
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This was the fourth waterfall we came upon during our drive though the Columbia River Gorge. It was pretty but you need to hike farther to see it better.

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Troutdale, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

A very short walk to see the falls but worth the stop. Very small falls but beautiful. It's an enjoyable experience in the Gorge.

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Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This one is a nice quick stop. Definitely worth the short 5 minute paved walk. You can look back at the bridge, which is as beautiful as the falls itself.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

You can see this waterfall from the road when you are driving on 30 to Multnomah a Falls. It is a small waterfall, but nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Its a short hiking path, but the views are amazing with every step. I could visit here time and again and never get bored of it.

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

Shepperd's Dell Falls are the smallest of the major falls found along Hwy30, but should not be missed. The falls are located 1/2 mile west of Bridal Veil, with parking for 2-4 cars only on the North side of the road. The falls are located across the road from the parking, and there are a set of stairs leading down... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

It is a beautiful place! You will only have to walk a very short distance and the trail is paved. Parking is limited but people are usually there for a short period of time.

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