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Address: Highway 242, McKenzie Pass, Sisters, OR
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The hike is a loop, very scenic through different terrain and volcanic flows. Saw a lot of rhodies blooming along the trail in different parts. To access the base of the falls is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Beaverton, Oregon
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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The hike is a loop, very scenic through different terrain and volcanic flows. Saw a lot of rhodies blooming along the trail in different parts. To access the base of the falls is off the trail and a bit steep. Need to climb over/under logs, etc. at the base.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Driving the Old McKenzie Highway is twisty, but delightful. A stop to make the easy hike into Proxy Falls is well worth the effort. Lovely setting, nice waterfall....

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PA
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Address: Address: Highway 242, McKenzie Pass, Sisters, OR
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Central Oregon  >  Sisters

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