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Oneonta Gorge

Address: Portland, OR
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Ranked #9 of 591 things to do in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Hiking trails, Geologic formations, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
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Type: Hiking trails, Geologic formations, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
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Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Feels like a secret spot. I was only there once and went really early in the morning for some photography. Love this short hike, wade in water, and ending waterfall and plan on going again. Might be tricky for young kids crawling over the large stack of logs and the water wade at end. (It came up to my high... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I don't know how I have passed this way so many times and not stopped to explore this gorge. This time, in search of a good picture, we got down at water level. My husband actually made the climb over the log jam and walked chest high through the water of the gorge to see the falls. We then did... More 

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Lake Forest Park, Washington
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

my favorite spot, i keep coming back and i live nearby! be ready to climb and get wet. dont go after a rain as it is slippery....a full body workout climbing the fallen timber to get to the secret waterfalls....lush and green, a fantastic ecosystem all in itself!

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Miami Beach, Florida
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118 reviews 118 reviews
57 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Out of all the waterfalls we've seen so far in the Columbia River Gorge area, this is by far the most fun to get to - The hike is short but it consists of logjams, wading in chest deep water or bouldering (if you prefer not to get wet). Try to go on a sunny day as it gets cold... More 

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California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The gorge is just an amazing scenic drive. If you love nature, you would sure love this place! Hiking is the best here!

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Take a short hike down a creek surrounded by cliffs to a waterfall. Go when it's warm, because the water is cold. Bring a swim suit, because the water gets deep at points.

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Vadodara, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

a natural gorge you can wade into. we did not dare climb over the natural block a 100 feet into the gorge, but it was a nice experience.

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San Diego, California
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Nice hour hike up, around and back with some good intermediate exercise climbing, and a nice smaller pony tail falls too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Secluded and very cool. Loved the hike. Not to long but just beautiful. Huge log pile to climb, fun for the kids and water was cold but all worth it for the gorgeous waterfall at the end

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Portland, Maine
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I visited with my family. This is a secluded falls, with easy access from the highway. Easy to get to. Picnic tables along the side. Overhanging forest envelopes the falls.

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