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Shepperd's Dell State Natural Area

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Address: State Highway 30, Troutdale, OR 97060
Phone Number: 1 800 551 6949

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A waterfall on the way to Multnomah Falls

You can see this waterfall from the road when you are driving on 30 to Multnomah a Falls. It is a small waterfall, but nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2016
Allentown, Pennsylvania

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

You can see this waterfall from the road when you are driving on 30 to Multnomah a Falls. It is a small waterfall, but nice.

Thank W C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Its a short hiking path, but the views are amazing with every step. I could visit here time and again and never get bored of it.

Thank Just M
San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Shepperd's Dell Falls are the smallest of the major falls found along Hwy30, but should not be missed. The falls are located 1/2 mile west of Bridal Veil, with parking for 2-4 cars only on the North side of the road. The falls are located across the road from the parking, and there are a set of stairs leading down... More 

Thank Jack B
Meridian, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

It is a beautiful place! You will only have to walk a very short distance and the trail is paved. Parking is limited but people are usually there for a short period of time.

Thank EletttraS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This is the second waterfall after Latourell Falls and the fourth stop on the Scenic Highway. Blink and you'll miss it. There is a tiny parking lot just after the Shepperd's Dell sign. The waterfall drops in multiple tiers, but only the lower section (61 ft.) is really visible from the bridge. The upper portions of the waterfall are hidden... More 

2 Thank ShifraToronto
Southern Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Stop, park, get out of your car. This place is gorgeous and you don't have to walk far up the trail to see the beauty of the place.

Thank beetcanner
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This little secluded fall area is easy to drive right by, but a very satisfying stop, so keep on the lookout. There is a little bit of off-road parking just beyond the sign post at the end of the bridge and then a short, curving, paved trail slopes down and around to the tumbling stream falls hiding in the trees.... More 

2 Thank KLsWanderlust
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

This is a cool waterfall and hardly anyone stops to see it because it's tucked back off the roadway view. There's a short paved trail that leads you close up to the falls. Stop #3 on the scenic highway falls tour.

1 Thank mom2my4boyz
Vail, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I stopped in the little roadside pull off and walked back to the bridge to take the very short trail to photograph this waterfalls. I liked the falls, but the photography and viewing options are limited and the pull-off is not terribly large, nor do I remember a sign for it.

Thank BeckyAurora
Buena Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

After doing the 2.4 miles loop at Latourell Falls, I was tired and wanted to do something low-key and this was perfect and only a 1.2-mile drive from Latourell. This waterfall gets so few visitors that it does not even have a parking lot. One can view the waterfall from the bridge or one can take a two minute hike... More 

1 Thank Matthew J

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