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Great for cliff jumpers!

An easy 1/2 mile hike (steep and rocky in some places) that leads you to a beautiful waterfall. If... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Yelena Z
Cliff jumping adventure

For the adventure seekers in your family - on a 95 degree or plus day - take a plunge into the... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Terrebonne, Oregon
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

An easy 1/2 mile hike (steep and rocky in some places) that leads you to a beautiful waterfall. If you wish to continue your hike further it goes in parallel with Deschutes river and has a spot that you can get into the water if...More

Thank Yelena Z
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

For the adventure seekers in your family - on a 95 degree or plus day - take a plunge into the Deschutes at Steelhead Falls!

Thank loannco
Reviewed 18 July 2018

A wonderful place in Central Oregon! The hike is short but has some technical steep sections. The falls are worth the trip though. A great spot in the hot summer months for a cool off swim. The water is always cold so be prepared!

Thank Dpstob
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Steelhead falls is a short hike (about 1/2 mile each way) down a well marked trail that can have some slippery and loose footing. It’s not hard a hard hike but you do need to be careful at points and the type of shoes may...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

I live nearby and hike there often. It's a short hike so being "in shape" isn't a issue. Parts of the trail is narrow and you will need to be able to navigate rocks and tree roots so you need to have steady legs. The...More

1  Thank Rhonda F
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This is a really beautiful hike with some great photo ops. You need to dress appropriately and realize that, what goes down, has to come back up! In my opinion, best done with a partner just in case. We’ve had a few over 70’s go...More

Thank denni0625
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Well worth the steep walk down (and then back up!). Amazing large area of water falls, old stone work from prior structure adds interest. Also beautiful rock formations looking up from the bottom of the canyon.

Thank kemi991
Reviewed 21 October 2017

These scenic falls are worth the short but somewhat steep hike to access them. You need to be able bodied to manage the descent, and a set of hiking poles is not a bad idea. Its easy walking once you get to the river. The...More

Thank YuccaBC
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Steelhead falls is an easy 10-15 minute walk from the trailhead. There's an exceptional overlook at the bottom of the falls where you can get great panoramic images of the torrential flow through the falls on the Deschutes River. It's best to go in the...More

Thank MacFarnsworth
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We had seen this listed in a local brochure (Go Bend!) among things to do in the area. I hadn't noticed it also provided pretty detailed instructions on how to get there, which should have been a clue. Steelhead Falls is apparently unknown to GPS,...More

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