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Address: milepost 60.5, Hwy 138, Roseburg, OR
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Absolutely Spectacular! ! !

I have been visiting Watson Falls for 40+ years and recently paid a visit which prompted me to urge any and all who enjoy a very moderate, forgiving "hike" {more of a walk...} and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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roseburg, oregon
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roseburg, oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I have been visiting Watson Falls for 40+ years and recently paid a visit which prompted me to urge any and all who enjoy a very moderate, forgiving "hike" {more of a walk...} and wish to enjoy an amazing waterfall in impressive geologic surroundings to put this place on your "must see" list!

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Winston, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Watson Falls is worth the short walk up from the parking lot. Watson Falls is one of many on Hwy 138. I believe that there are 7 or so. Watson Falls is the tallest fall on Hwy 138. Considering the paucity of snow this year I would recommend viewing no later that July at the latest. Love it up there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Truly did not think I'd be that impressed, however, the hike though short was beautiful. The wooden bridge made a great group picture with the falls in the far background. I was amazed how tall the falls was. The water seemed to fall forever and it was quite beautiful!

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Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Beautiful and located right off the highway. Always take out of town guests here on our way to Crater Lake. The hike is not strenuous, but is it a trail that is not always groomed. Not recommended for those mobility issues (for them I would recommend Susan Creek Falls)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My mom took my and my siblings here about 12 years ago for a hike/picnic and it's still burnt into my memory. One of the most beautiful waterfalls I've seen in Oregon. Still visit from time to time. Definitely worth seeing.

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Bend, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

little known, fun hike and unbelievably clear water in the streams by the picnic area. not such a fabulous outhouse, but it's keeping in with the pristine location. take your hiking stick and camera.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

beautiful hike after a lovely drive. not for the faint of heart as it is fairly steep going. i highly recommend planning on seeing a couple of other falls to make the drive worth it. im not in great shape but can easily hike watson and toketee in a day. clearwater and whitehorse are out that way as well and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is one of my favorite stops in S.OR if visiting Steamboat Inn. In the spring there are hardly ever others visiting the falls, which are a couple hundred feet tall. I call it the mini Multnomah Falls, which is Oregon's largest falls near Portland and always swarming with visitors. The short 1/4 mile trail to Watson Falls reminds me... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This short - maybe 1/4 mile hike is definitely uphill going towards the falls, but its well worth it. The waterfall is huge and the basin is covered in lush ferns. There's no swimming around the falls but you can stand under it when the water is low and get soaked. Beautiful Area.

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Marblemount, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

There is a nice picnic area to eat at. Has adequate parking. The trail has quite a few stairs but is well worth the beauty of the waterfall. The waterfall also has a great spot to have your family stand in front to get a photo. Go if you have a chance you won't regret it.

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