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Proxy Falls

Address: Highway 242, McKenzie Pass, Sisters, OR
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Ranked #3 of 12 Activities in Sisters
Type: Hiking Trails, Waterfalls, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
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Type: Hiking Trails, Waterfalls, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
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PA
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375 reviews 375 reviews
172 attraction reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Fall may not be best time for ample water coming over these falls. Not as impressive as Koosah and Sahalie down the road. Very pretty area and worth stop and the hike.

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Evergreen, Colorado, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Proxy Falls..! An unexpected treat. An easy hike on a well marked relatively easy trail. Parking and signs at the trail head.

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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90 reviews 90 reviews
38 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Very nice loop hike with great views of the two Proxy Falls. It's a short 1.25 mile walk through a small lava flow that has many plants and trees. This area is where the lava land changes to forest land and there is some old growth conifers. Right now in mid October, the vine maples are bright red so this... More 

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North Salt Lake, Utah
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217 reviews 217 reviews
27 attraction reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

These falls are definitely worth the hike. The trip up passes through ferns and moss and gorgeous pines. Words cannot begin to do justice to the beauty of these falls. Make sure you see them both!

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Springfield, Oregon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We took the family to Proxy Falls off of Hwy 242 outside of Sisters today and it was a great hike! It's roughly 4.5 miles round trip, and you get to see a great selection of Oregon scenery! You park in a large pullout that has a bathroom available for hikers. From there, you start your hike walking through wondrous... More 

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Sunnyvale, California, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Serene tranquli as it could be. You can climb up the upper falls.. And get right up to the lower falls. The falls are so worth the walk through the woods.

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Seguin
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22 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

A must see!! You can climb up the upper falls.. And get right up to the lower falls.. Great place for a lunch.... Nice hike.. TIP!! If you want to just see the falls.. Go through the left (exit) side.. And leave going back the same way...Much closer.. If you want to hike a bit.. Finish the trail.. You will... More 

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BEAVERTON
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This trail is advertised as 1.6 miles but we measured it and it was a bit over 2 miles. Its a beautiful loop although part of it is through a lava field and takes some effort. It goes through old growth forests and has spectacular views of the falls. The water from the falls goes underground at the base so... More 

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Central Oregon
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27 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The falls are so worth the walk through the woods. Both are magnificent falls. Along the trail there are mushrooms, flowers and all kinds of plants. One can easily get to the water at the first falls. What a wonderful place to go when the weather is hot!!! Try it!

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Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

A short hike to a most beautiful area. Hike in and out takes approximately an hour or so. Good photo ops. There will be a fee to park in the late spring/summer months but no fee after about September 30th.

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