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Oneonta Gorge

Address: Portland, OR
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Ranked #10 of 229 Activities in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Geologic Formations, Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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Miami Beach, Florida
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117 reviews 117 reviews
56 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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5 helpful votes 5 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 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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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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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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Portland, Oregon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I've been hiking Oneonta since I was a baby ok not really but I has been going there for over a 15 years! It really is my all time favorite hike in all of the PNW! When I first started going it was very unknown, but now it has gotten very popular! Its a non-traditionally hike to say the least.... More 

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Washougal, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A place that is wonderful to visit when the temps get hot in Portland! I have been going here since I was a child when we would try to hike all the way to the waterfall without getting our feet wet:-). Must be seen to be appreciated. A gem!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

A wonderful place in Oregon, and one of the most interesting and unique hike I've ever done. Like someone said, in order to get to the first waterfall, you'll have to swim up a creek - and don't worry, it's very easy and even kid friendly! Imagining doing some work-up after a lazy summer day, and there is a fresh,... More 

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