Tumalo Falls

Bend, Oregon

4.4/5
based on 14 reviews

Details

Distance

0.42 miles

Elevation Gain

62 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

Added by Dan Moe

Tumalo Falls is a family-friendly 1 mile roundtrip hike if you head only to the upper viewpoint. 

The viewpoint is only footsteps from the parking area, and gives the best view of the 89-foot falls. A half mile trail leads visitors up to the upper viewpoint, right next to the falls. From there, Middle Tumalo Falls is around one and a quarter miles up the trail and Happy Valley is around three miles and a thousand feet up.

Along the way, there are a dozen or so smaller waterfalls and scenic pools. On the way back to the parking area, there is an unmarked (and very unofficial) trail that leads to the base of the falls, affording a chance to hike behind the falls themselves.

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Features

Photography
Hiking
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Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Groups
River
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Waterfall
ADA Accessible

Tumalo Falls Reviews

Sweet falls, there's a trail that runs behind the falls too.

Explorer

04/11/15

The road is currently closed (Apr 11, 2015), so you'll have to start hiking from the Syliners trailhead. Round trip to the Tumalo overlook is about 7ish miles.

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