Hikes with Waterfalls

Cannon Beach

One of my favorite beaches on the Oregon coast, Cannon Beach is home to the famous Haystack Rock. It is known for its long, sandy shore. Standing tall in the ocean, Haystack Rock is a seasonal haven for tufted puffins. On a headland to the north, trails in Ecola State Park offer sweeping views of…

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Lava Canyon

click on the below and use your mouse to navigate If you are feeling adventurous and want to experience something dramatic, without too much effort, Lava Canyon is the place to go. I have been there a few times by myself on weekdays. The experience was quite intense. The rushing water, dangerous drop-offs, the somewhat…

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Mirror Lake

Mirror Lake is a mountain lake in Clackamas County of the U.S. state of Oregon. It is located at the foot of Tom Dick and Harry Mountain in a natural catchment formed by a toe of the mountain, 11.4 kilometres southwest of Mount Hood, and 3.1 kilometres WSW of Government Camp within Mount Hood National…

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Hardy Falls – Pool of the Winds

Hardy Falls is a great, relatively easy, hike that takes you up a steep forested climb to three tiers of waterfalls. From the Hamilton Mountain Trailhead climb up to Hardy Creek. There is a side trail that leads downhill to a viewpoint of the lowest tier, known as Hardy Falls. Hard Falls takes 90 ft plunge…

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Elowah Falls

Elowah Falls, also called McCord Creek Falls, is a 213-foot waterfall on the Columbia River Gorge, Multnomah County, Oregon, United States. Elowah Falls is one of several waterfalls along McCord Creek. The Creek and the waterfall are within the limits of the John B. Yeon State Scenic Corridor. At the falls, McCord Creek crashes into…

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Upper McCord Creek Falls

Although now closed, due to the massive 2017 wildfire, this is a great hike in the Gorge. Elowah and Upper McCord Creek Falls Trail is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cascade Locks, Oregon that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity…

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