Trip Planner:   USA  /  Oregon  /  Central Oregon  /  Sisters  /  Proxy Falls

Proxy Falls, Sisters

#2 of 7 in Parks in Sisters
Waterfall · Hiking Trail
Proxy Falls, also known as Lower Proxy Falls, is a cascade and plunge waterfall from a collection of springs on the shoulder of North Sister, that plunges into a gaping canyon near McKenzie Pass in the Willamette National Forest, near Belknap Springs, Oregon. The waterfall is notable for its main drop of 226 feet (69 m) which makes it one of the highest plunge waterfalls in Oregon.
Plan to visit Proxy Falls and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Sisters attractions using our Sisters trip planner.
Create an itinerary including Proxy Falls

Proxy Falls reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
84 reviews
  • We came on Thursday, July 22 at around noon. The drive to Proxy Falls is beautiful, lined with trees on both sides. This trail is not difficult. It is a 1.6 mile loop and took us 1.5 hours and we.....  more »
  • This short 1.5 mile loop is mostly easy, but there are some parts that are steep and slippery if you don't have the right shoes on - particularly, as soon as the waterfall becomes visible. I would...  more »
  • Beautiful and short trail if you are looking for a causal quick hike. It’s kids and pet friendly, not much of an elevation gain so it’s suitable for people of all ages. Definitely recommend at least one visit if you are in central Oregon area.
  • I stashed a sweatshirt behind a large dead tree along the lava field to lower falls. Unfortunately we looped back the other way. If anyone sees it, say hi for me!😆

Plan your trip to Sisters

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.