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Address: Highway 242, McKenzie Pass, Sisters, OR
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A nice hike for little effort!

We felt this was a really nice hike to a couple of pretty waterfalls and well worth the visit. Parking is found along both sides of the road, the trailhead is located across the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Anna Q
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Rensselaer, New York
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Rensselaer, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We felt this was a really nice hike to a couple of pretty waterfalls and well worth the visit. Parking is found along both sides of the road, the trailhead is located across the road from the restroom. It starts to the right side... the trail will take you through a lava flow, some old growth trees and moss covered... More 

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Redmond, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great hike. The upper falls has easy access and a moderate rock climb up the side of the fall. The lower fall is more difficult for those who are not sure footed, but well worth the effort.

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Ontario, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Most beautiful. Take the trail on the at side for an easier climb. Upper Proxy Falls is small but notice that it does not drain out to a stream. Lower Proxy Falls is absolutely gorgeous. You must divert off the trail down to it. I visited in the late afternoon when sunlight formed a rainbow at the base. The shadows... More 

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1 Thank Carolyn A
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We (our family, and another) took our 9 kids (ages 18 months to 14 years old) on this short hike. We didn't end up seeing the Lower Falls because there was report of an active yellow jacket nest right at the end of the trail, and the family in front of us had all received 3-10 stings each (YOWCH!). So... More 

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1 Thank Jessica C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Fairly easy, short hike. The falls are beautiful!!! We went very early in the morning, and were the only ones there. I only wish we would have packed bug spray, lots of mosquitos at the Upper Proxy Falls area.

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Thank Marianne C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Easy hike for beginners and family's with or without a dog very do able.The view of the falls spectacular .when you get close to the falls you can feel the mist from it. The trail is easy to determine which direction to take and firmly packed.

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2 Thank Dawn H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

The hike was relatively easy for me being out of shape with two dogs. The trail is supposedly one way but if you go up the wrong way it seems steeper but shorter.... If you have a time crunch. Falls pretty but with dogs I didn't go to the bottom it was too steep.

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1 Thank Palmgirl33
Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

This trail was gave you an awesome view of the falls but you might need to get off the trail to be able to see the whole waterfalls.

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Eugene, Oregon, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

The falls themselves were beautiful, however getting to them with a dog and a kid proved to be treacherous, despite what the Oregon parks /trails website said... The hike's not incredibly long, just a couple of miles there, but lots of rockslides and difficult areas to get through.

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Bend, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This trail is spectacular in the fall with the red vine maple turning colors, but any time of year is beautiful and not overly crowded. An added bonus is the scenic drive along the McKenzie River pass. We've hiked this 1.25 mile loop rail with kids and grandparents. Although it's not handicapped accessible, the trail is firm packed and not... More 

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