Best waterfalls in Portland

Check out the top waterfalls in Portland, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Columbia Gorge
1. Columbia Gorge
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7 local reviews
S Troutdale Rd, Troutdale
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Terie & Aaron
Our greatest attraction was bitten by fire, but it is still an awe inspiring scene. There are numerous…
Rashmi & Glenn
Pride of Pacific Northwest. Columbia Gorge boasts some of the most spectacular waterfalls, trails, dive…
Cheryl
Many waterfalls and trails. Latourell Falls, Wahclella Falls are easy and beautiful, not to mention the…
1. Columbia Gorge
1. Columbia Gorge
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7 local reviews
S Troutdale Rd, Troutdale
Terie & Aaron
Terie & Aaron
Our greatest attraction was bitten by fire, but it is still an awe inspiring scene. There are numerous waterfalls on the Oregon side,…
Rashmi & Glenn
Rashmi & Glenn
Pride of Pacific Northwest. Columbia Gorge boasts some of the most spectacular waterfalls, trails, dive through as well as water sporting…
Cheryl
Cheryl
Many waterfalls and trails. Latourell Falls, Wahclella Falls are easy and beautiful, not to mention the biggest Multnomah Falls.
2. Willamette Falls
2. Willamette Falls
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8 local reviews
Willamette Falls, West Linn
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Kathy
The Willamette Falls is a natural waterfall on the Willamette River. It is the second largest waterfall in…
Kelly
The second largest waterfall by volume in the US. A short walk across the Oregon City bridge will get you the…
Elizabeth
It is the largest waterfall in the American Pacific Northwest by volume, and the seventeenth widest in the…
2. Willamette Falls
2. Willamette Falls
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8 local reviews
Willamette Falls, West Linn
Kathy
Kathy
The Willamette Falls is a natural waterfall on the Willamette River. It is the second largest waterfall in America by volume (Niagara Falls…
Kelly
Kelly
The second largest waterfall by volume in the US. A short walk across the Oregon City bridge will get you the best views.
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
It is the largest waterfall in the American Pacific Northwest by volume, and the seventeenth widest in the world
3. Portland Japanese Garden
3. Portland Japanese Garden
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394 local reviews
611 SW Kingston Ave, Portland
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+1 503-223-1321
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Naomi
It is well worth the visit if even for an hour stroll. The stunning waterfall with Koi fish, sand garden and…
Andrew
There's a lot of natural beauty—ponds, creeks, bridges, fish, a waterfall, and Japanese designs. Very…
Marnie & Kim
Many styles of gardens showcased in serene 5.5-acre space with waterfall, teahouse & mountain view.
3. Portland Japanese Garden
3. Portland Japanese Garden
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394 local reviews
611 SW Kingston Ave, Portland
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+1 503-223-1321
Naomi
Naomi
It is well worth the visit if even for an hour stroll. The stunning waterfall with Koi fish, sand garden and lovely moss gardens are…
Andrew
Andrew
There's a lot of natural beauty—ponds, creeks, bridges, fish, a waterfall, and Japanese designs. Very meditative.
Marnie & Kim
Marnie & Kim
Many styles of gardens showcased in serene 5.5-acre space with waterfall, teahouse & mountain view.
4. Vista House
4. Vista House
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38 local reviews
40700 Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett
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+1 503-344-1368
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Mikalina
Yes, the Columbia River Gorge waterfalls really are that close, they really are that spectacular, and you…
Melanie
Museum on top of the Columbia River Gorge bluff. AMAZING VIEWS - Museum optional - the view alone is worth…
Pony
Best view of the whole Gorge, then take scenic route 30 to Multnomah Falls and stop at a bunch of waterfalls…
4. Vista House
4. Vista House
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38 local reviews
40700 Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett
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+1 503-344-1368
Mikalina
Mikalina
Yes, the Columbia River Gorge waterfalls really are that close, they really are that spectacular, and you really should check it out if you…
Melanie
Melanie
Museum on top of the Columbia River Gorge bluff. AMAZING VIEWS - Museum optional - the view alone is worth the drive! Stop at some…
Pony
Pony
Best view of the whole Gorge, then take scenic route 30 to Multnomah Falls and stop at a bunch of waterfalls and lookouts on the way.
5. Moulton Falls Regional Park
5. Moulton Falls Regional Park
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15 local reviews
27781 NE Lucia Falls Rd, Yacolt
+1 360-397-2285
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Matthew
This 387-acre park, at the confluence of the East Fork of the Lewis River and Big Tree Creek, features two…
James
Swimming and access to the 7 mile long Bells Mountain Trail. Nice waterfalls and .5 mile stroll to a beautiful…
Ginny And Gary
Waterfalls and hiking close in a pretty scenic area
5. Moulton Falls Regional Park
5. Moulton Falls Regional Park
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15 local reviews
27781 NE Lucia Falls Rd, Yacolt
+1 360-397-2285
Matthew
Matthew
This 387-acre park, at the confluence of the East Fork of the Lewis River and Big Tree Creek, features two waterfalls and an arch bridge…
James
James
Swimming and access to the 7 mile long Bells Mountain Trail. Nice waterfalls and .5 mile stroll to a beautiful bridge. No passes required…
Ginny And Gary
Ginny And Gary
Waterfalls and hiking close in a pretty scenic area
6. The Everett House Community Healing Center
6. The Everett House Community Healing Center
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26 local reviews
2927 NE Everett St, Portland
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 503-232-6161
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Val
The hot pool has a waterfall and gorgeous garden surrounding it! There are clawfoot tubs that can be filled as…
Tiffany Cheri
Relaxation at it's best! Massage, outdoor saltwater spa with a waterfall, firepit, cold plunge tubs and…
6. The Everett House Community Healing Center
6. The Everett House Community Healing Center
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26 local reviews
2927 NE Everett St, Portland
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 503-232-6161
Val
Val
The hot pool has a waterfall and gorgeous garden surrounding it! There are clawfoot tubs that can be filled as cold plunges and a beautiful…
Tiffany Cheri
Tiffany Cheri
Relaxation at it's best! Massage, outdoor saltwater spa with a waterfall, firepit, cold plunge tubs and showers plus dry sauna and steam…
7. Angel's Rest Trail #415
7. Angel's Rest Trail #415
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4 local reviews
Angel's Rest Trail #415, Corbett
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Kara
This is an iconic 3 mile loop that offers you everything great about Oregon... waterfalls, thick fauna, and…
Colin + Sarah
This is a perfect 3-4 hour day hike. Incredible views, not too difficult. Will take you past waterfalls,…
7. Angel's Rest Trail #415
7. Angel's Rest Trail #415
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4 local reviews
Angel's Rest Trail #415, Corbett
Kara
Kara
This is an iconic 3 mile loop that offers you everything great about Oregon... waterfalls, thick fauna, and just enough uphill to feel like…
Colin + Sarah
Colin + Sarah
This is a perfect 3-4 hour day hike. Incredible views, not too difficult. Will take you past waterfalls, cliffsides, and through lush NW…
8. Latourell Falls Trailhead
8. Latourell Falls Trailhead
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4 local reviews
Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 503-241-3762
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Christina
This is the closest waterfall hike to our home. Beautiful and verdant with a classic waterfall and unaffected…
Nikki Kress
Very accessible hiking trail to a waterfall. Also, near the entrance of the Columbia Gorge.
8. Latourell Falls Trailhead
8. Latourell Falls Trailhead
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4 local reviews
Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 503-241-3762
Christina
Christina
This is the closest waterfall hike to our home. Beautiful and verdant with a classic waterfall and unaffected by the Eagle Creek Fire. …
Nikki Kress
Nikki Kress
Very accessible hiking trail to a waterfall. Also, near the entrance of the Columbia Gorge.
9. Historic Columbia River Highway
9. Historic Columbia River Highway
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3 local reviews
Historic Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale
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Joel
This is a great drive. Tons of waterfalls and views of the Columbia river. Drive out along this route and end…
Asha
This highways was built during the Depression as a public works project, and it is just gorgeous. Drive…
9. Historic Columbia River Highway
9. Historic Columbia River Highway
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3 local reviews
Historic Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale
Joel
Joel
This is a great drive. Tons of waterfalls and views of the Columbia river. Drive out along this route and end up at Multnomah Falls and/or…
Asha
Asha
This highways was built during the Depression as a public works project, and it is just gorgeous. Drive through the beautiful Oregon woods…
10. Round Lake
10. Round Lake
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5 local reviews
Round Lake
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Jessa
Endless trails to see waterfalls. Get a little lost and you will find awesome secret spots around the park.
Saundra
Easy family friendly hike with waterfalls, lakes, creeks. Close by.
10. Round Lake
10. Round Lake
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5 local reviews
Round Lake
Jessa
Jessa
Endless trails to see waterfalls. Get a little lost and you will find awesome secret spots around the park.
Saundra
Saundra
Easy family friendly hike with waterfalls, lakes, creeks. Close by.
11. Lucia Falls Regional Park
11. Lucia Falls Regional Park
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7 local reviews
21803 NE Lucia Falls Rd, Yacolt
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 360-397-2446
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Dharma
Nice park for a stroll or a picnic and a view of a beautiful waterfall.
Gordy & Kate
Beautiful waterfalls and easy hikes make for a wonderful day trip.
11. Lucia Falls Regional Park
11. Lucia Falls Regional Park
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7 local reviews
21803 NE Lucia Falls Rd, Yacolt
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 360-397-2446
Dharma
Dharma
Nice park for a stroll or a picnic and a view of a beautiful waterfall.
Gordy & Kate
Gordy & Kate
Beautiful waterfalls and easy hikes make for a wonderful day trip.
12. Willamette Falls
12. Willamette Falls
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2 local reviews
Willamette Falls, West Linn
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John
Just minutes from our home, you'll find a scenic lookout off I205 northbound between exit 10 and 9. There you…
12. Willamette Falls
12. Willamette Falls
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2 local reviews
Willamette Falls, West Linn
John
John
Just minutes from our home, you'll find a scenic lookout off I205 northbound between exit 10 and 9. There you will find great views of The…