White River Falls State Park, Wasco

#182 of 253 in Nature in Oregon
White River Falls State Park is a state park in north central Oregon. It is located 35 miles (56 km) by road south of The Dalles and 4.5 miles (7.2 km) east of Tygh Valley.

The focus of the park is the falls where wild and scenic White River plunges 90 feet (27 m) from a basalt shelf. At the base of the falls are the ruins of a hydropower plant which supplied electricity to north central Oregon from 1910 to 1960.
The falls are located at river mile (RM) 3 of the White River which flows into the Deschutes at RM 46.5.

There are no fees to use the park and is open mid-March through the end of October.
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  • This place is pretty far from either The Dalles or Maupin, but worth the drive. It is a easy hike from the parking lot to the first viewing area. The moderate hike from there to the next viewing area....  more »
  • We had not been here in over 10 years, and while it has definitely been discovered by a lot more people, it’s beauty remains. This is a short easy hike down to the bottom and there are several photo.....  more »

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