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Oneonta Gorge, Cascade Locks

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Geologic Formation · Hiking Trail
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Oneonta Gorge features four major waterfalls dropping over the edges of 25-million-year-old basalt walls covered in lush, endemic woodland and aquatic plants. This dramatic chasm offers ample hiking and bird-watching opportunities. Be prepared to scramble over slippery rocks, wade in chest-deep cold water, and negotiate wobbly logjams. The plunge pool at the bottom of the Lower Oneonta Falls is a popular summer swimming destination. With our world travel planner, Cascade Locks attractions like Oneonta Gorge can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • When we went the area was still closed off but we walked through the tunnel to see what we could. It was fun, there are not a lot of places where you can walk through a tunnel or have massive... 
    When we went the area was still closed off but we walked through the tunnel to see what we could. It was fun, there are not a lot of places where you can walk through a tunnel or have massive...  more »
  • This is a short hike, but absolutely amazing. The hike is through the water, so bring proper attire. There is a large log jam, which means a long line to get started, but you can go around the jam... 
    This is a short hike, but absolutely amazing. The hike is through the water, so bring proper attire. There is a large log jam, which means a long line to get started, but you can go around the jam...  more »
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  • 8/8/22 Water hike still closed
  • Currently still fencing up around the trail head and inaccessible since the eagle fire of 2017. The tunnel next to the trailhead got re-boarded with new wood. There are small Parking on one side of the tunnel.

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