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Benham Falls

If you only have one hike/walk to make in the Sunriver area this is the one to make. The Deschutes... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Denny S
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Sunriver, Oregon
Beautiful Easy Hike

The hike (really more a walk) to the falls is very easy and truly a beautiful sight. You can also... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
CMelam
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Bend, Oregon
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

If you only have one hike/walk to make in the Sunriver area this is the one to make. The Deschutes goes from calm water to a raging river - - - very spectacular to see! Roundtrip walk is no more than two miles.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Denny S
Reviewed January 6, 2019

The hike (really more a walk) to the falls is very easy and truly a beautiful sight. You can also ride trail bikes as the trail is fairly flat and wide. The views of the river and falls are amazing.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 5, 2019

This is a nice trail to hike or bike. The path is maintained well. The hike is pretty easy- but has really nice views of the river.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Becky W
Reviewed December 16, 2018

I always tell people who come to Sunriver, "When they ask what is there to do?" I say if you like walking or riding your bicycle, then you will want to head out to the Benham Fall trail walk located off Circle 7 in Sunriver....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mandrgames
Reviewed November 12, 2018

This is a great walk and very doable for young and old. The end of the trail to the falls is so spectacular! A very memorable time outdoors with family!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank oceanjules
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Have been to this trail 3 times in the last month - walking and biking. Both were amazing and it's a great trail for dogs, young and old. The last time we took bikes and rode all the way down to the Slough and then...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MsSuster
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Benham Falls in Sunriver is a very easy 5 mile roundtrip walk on the bike path until you reach the bridge and then a wide path until you reach the falls. Very easy for young and old. Be sure to bring a camera! There is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Christine D
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This is a well maintained short & easy path from the parking lot to the viewing platform. You can make it more of a 'hike' or bike with connecting trails. We took the road from Century Dr (we were in Sunriver) there, which was mostly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ritabug1
Reviewed August 28, 2018

With sturdy walking shoes, this is a trail is an easy stroll that gets you up close (while on shore!) to some ferocious, fast moving river rapids.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Quest797672
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Just located to Sunriver and we hit the trails , had a wonderful hike along the river over to the falls . Simply spectacular! Some of the most majestic views that do not look real . Trail is easy to hike I highly recommend some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pdxella
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Kathy C
May 27, 2018|
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Response from Ross C | Reviewed this property |
probably dillon falls, an easy hike between and you can drive from the bend side to both
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ggran857
April 16, 2017|
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Response from KellyBearbooks | Reviewed this property |
Although we tried to walk the trail last week, there was a train stalled at the crossing, so we were unable to complete our plan. However, we did take trails from the Lava Lands Center up Lava Butte and had beautiful views... More
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Response from stephencZ8227JA | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend trying to visit the falls in the winter. The roads are not plowed for access to the falls. Years ago I tried and almost got stuck in the snow.
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