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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Easy 3.5 mile hike to the falls. Peaceful, not crowded, with pretty scenery. Very well marked trail. Mountain bikers delight more »
What a definite treat ... most people take in the main viewing area from a distance or walk up the trail to the brink of the falls ... many good photo spots along the climb up a decent trail. You... more »
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