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Proxy Falls

Hwy 242, McKenzie Pass, Sisters, OR
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The drive and consequent hike to the falls will immerse you in the Central Oregon forest... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tinley Park, Illinois

I will warn you that to get the "full experience" The one that you see in the calendars you must... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Leslie F
Henderson, Nevada
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Hwy 242, McKenzie Pass, Sisters, OR
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive and consequent hike to the falls will immerse you in the Central Oregon forest experience. Take the lower falls trail and if you are up for some challenge in finding your way to the base of the falls, you can get close as...More

Thank LarryM295
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I will warn you that to get the "full experience" The one that you see in the calendars you must channel your inner mountain goat and climb down past the lower falls "viewing point" It is sooo worth it. It truly is an experience you'll...More

1  Thank Leslie F
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is quite a drive out there on tight turny roads but well worth the stop. Parking can be hard to find, but it was a very easy hike. If you start clockwise on the trail, you will meet the first fall very fast. We...More

1  Thank samsonpete
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The trail is less crowded (also more rustic, and longer) than the trail at Koosah/Shallie Falls. Loved the thousands of butterflies fluttering around in the sunny mist. My Keen water shoes were perfect for the rough terrain and allowed me to slosh through the freezing...More

Thank lakechiro
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This was one of my favorite spots on our drive through this area. A short hike to a beautiful falls. Truly enjoyed exploring this area. Great spot!

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I was here during our first snow of the year. The kelly-green moss covered rocks appeared dusted with confectionary sugar, the vine maples was a hundred shades of red, yellow and green. There are two falls--upper and lower. Take them both in, but the last...More

Thank TC72311
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The hike is rugged in spots. Hiking boots or hiking shoes is recommended. The view is worth the effort. If you are not steady on your feet, be sure to take a walking stick.

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great place that has a wonderful little loop walk with a couple short side trips to really see the falls.

1  Thank Tanya T
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A longer, but still easy, hike along a well-maintained trail that is another worthwhile stop along the McKenzie Highway loop.

1  Thank BienAgiter
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This was a partially paved walk, then rough area where there were rocks and relatively easy if you just stopped at the overlook. We made the mistake by going down even further because we came from the side where you didn't see the overlook and...More

1  Thank Sandra P
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5 July 2017|
Response from Dawn B | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, the hike is not suitable for strollers. When hiking to the lower falls you will encounter plenty of roots and rocks.