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Tumalo Falls, Bend
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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. All of these falls are within the Deschutes National Forest.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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  • Took my niece and nephew that were visiting here, they loved it - beautiful area. Returned with other out of town guests. 
  • The falls are a short drive from town. Then a short walk. We visited after first snow and it was beautiful. I highly recommend this if you have about 45 minutes to invest well. 
  • great easy to climb path to the falls several areas to take pictures enough people around so you feel very safe, the roas to the falls are a bit bumpy to say the least, but much worth the drive 
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  • Such a fun day with my buddies... You can just for a little bit or a lot. from my car to the fall it was about a 10-minute hike but we went a lot farther than that I'd recommend you do too.
  • Gorgeous falls! And super easy to get a good view, don't have to go very far at all to see the falls, in case you didn't want to hike, which is also an option.
  • A great place to visit. A bit crowded at the Falls but the hike to the upper falls is GREAT. Not a lot of elevation and would rate the hike easy as the trails are well maintained and traveled, many spots to stop and let the dog or kids splash in the creek water AND beautiful waterfalls. Very pet and kid friendly!!!
  • Beautiful falls and hike. Stay away from the outhouses though, they're absolutely rancid.
  • Although you have to drive down a gravel road, there is a parking area at the end of the road. You can see the falls from the parking too. Beautiful falls for such an easy hike.