Tumalo Falls is a 97ft waterfall on Tumalo Creek, in the Cascade Range west of Bend in the U.S. state of Oregon. Additional waterfalls are upstream along Tumalo Creek and a tributary, Bridge Creek and its Bridge Creek Falls. All of these falls are within the Deschutes National Forest.Using our international travel planner, Bend attractions like Tumalo Falls can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
The United States Forest Service manages the Tumalo Falls Day Use Area about 14mi from Bend by forest roads. In addition to waterfall views, the day-use area has picnic sites and a toilet and offers access to trails for hiking and mountain biking. Using the site requires a Northwest Forest Pass or payment of a fee.
Tumalo Falls Trail leads from the picnic area to a viewing platform above Tumalo Falls, about 0.25mi upstream. The trail continues beyond the falls. About 1.25mi further upstream, it reaches a second waterfall, Middle Tumalo Falls, a two-tiered cascade totaling 65ft in height.
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Great hike with beautiful views. The waterfalls were great. It was busy on a Sunday but well worth the hike. more »
About 20-25 minutes east of Bend, Tumalo Falls is a great day or half day trip. We also saw a lot of bicyclists on the road between Bend and Tumalo. It is on US Forest land so requires a parking... more »
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