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Address: Portland, OR
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busy but worth the stop

the falls can be very busy but it is worth the stop. each fall has somethiing unique. the trails around the fall are beautiful. perfect picture opportunity.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

So beautiful, but a little nerve-wracking. The log jam is by far the most difficult part of this adventure - there were times when we scooted across logs in order to cross safely - but it's so worth it. After the logs you just have to face cold water while enjoying incredible views of the gorge walls and waterfall. Portland... More 

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Hacienda Heights, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Parked off on the side of the road, short hike to the waterfall at the end of the gorge. Near the end, we had to walk through water about chest deep and hold our stuff above our heads. The water was cold, but the water near the waterfall at the end was freezing, and so worth it to jump in!!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

the falls can be very busy but it is worth the stop. each fall has somethiing unique. the trails around the fall are beautiful. perfect picture opportunity.

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This was a beautiful area; however, when we were there, the water was so deep we saw people coming out of the gorge totally soaked! We only hiked back a short way. There are many logs and tree limbs down over the water. Be ware! I dropped my phone in the creek! Thankfully, a young boy rescued it quickly for... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Where else can you climb a gigantic log jam, walk a trail which is actually a waist deep stream, walk through a very narrow rock canyon hundreds of feet high, and, after only .25 miles, get to the end which is a spectacular water fall and deep pool great for swimming? Have good water shoes, a swim suit, and your... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We had not planned to go up the gorge but once we saw it, we started making our way in. There were many people there but everyone was patient and polite going over the logjam. It's a little tough getting over the logjam. Be prepared to go through some waist deep water after the logjam - there is not alternative... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I have been looking forward to visiting here for 6 months. We arrived today to a VERY crowded creek. There was a wait to get over the log jam (stack of logs) and a wait to get back over the log jam on your way back. You have to climb and manipulate your way over the logs.We were not expecting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The area around Oneonta is beautiful. We parked in the parking lot at horsetail falls and walked down the road to Oneonta, it was a 5 minute walk and worth it to not risk a ticket by parking on the side of the road. I recommend wearing shoes with a lot of grip, since you end up climbing up and... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We went on the 4th of July and stopped at Multnomah first. Multnomah was not packed so we took our time, which was a mistake. By the time we got to Oneonta we had to park some distance away and walk in the road. It IS passable by families, our 5 year old did it. We helped her a lot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Highly recommend visiting Oneonta Falls. Nothing like it. Well worth trekking to the end to see the falls up close. Includes Wading upstream, climbing over a logjam and walking in waist deep water but well worth it to see the beautiful falls.

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