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18 West Coast Waterfalls You Need To Explore

There's no better way to reward yourself after a long hike on a hot summer day than reaching an oasis of cascading water at the end of the trail. Between California, Oregon, and Washington, there are hundreds of beautiful waterfalls to explore.
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There's no better way to reward yourself after a long hike on a hot summer day than reaching an oasis of cascading water at the end of the trail. Between California, Oregon, and Washington, there are hundreds of beautiful waterfalls to explore. So take a look at our list of West Coast waterfalls and start making your plans.

1. Latourell Falls, OR
Distance: 2.4 mile round trip | Height: 250 feet | Learn more.

2. McWay Falls, CA
Distance: 0.6 mile round trip | Height: 80 feet | Learn more.

3. Racehorse Falls, WA
Distance: 0.5 mile round trip | Height: 140 feet | Learn more.

4. Koosah Falls, OR
Distance: 2.6 mile round trip | Height: 70 feet | Learn more.

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Photo: Eric Johnson

5. Multnomah Falls, OR
Distance: 2.6 mile round trip | Height: 627 feet | Learn more.

6. Frankling Falls, WA
Distance: 2 mile round trip | Height: 135 feet | Learn more.

7. Marion Falls, OR
Distance: 5 mile round trip | Height: 92 feet | Learn more.

8. Palouse Falls, WA
Distance: 0.25 mile round trip | Height: 198 feet | Learn more.

9. Upper Yosemite Falls, CA
Distance: 6-8 mile round trip | Height: 675 feet | Learn more.

10. Snoqualmie Falls, WA
Distance: 0.25 mile round trip | Height: 270 feet | Learn more.

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Photo: Beau Ramsey

11. Falls Creek Falls, WA
Distance: 4 mile round trip | Height: 220 feet | Learn more.

12. Tumalo Falls, OR
Distance: 1 mile round trip | Height: 89 feet | Learn more.

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Photo: Dan Moe

13. Watson Falls, OR
Distance: 0.6 mile round trip | Height: 272 feet | Learn more.

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Photo: Eric Johnson

14. Alamere Falls, CA
Distance: 8.4 mile round trip | Height: 40 feet | Learn more.

15. Spirit Falls, WA
Distance: 1.5 mile round trip | Height: 214 feet | Learn more.

16. Wahclella Falls, OR
Distance: 2 mile round trip | Height: 65 feet | Learn more.

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Photo: Vic Garcia

17. Linton Falls, OR
Distance: 4 mile round trip | Height: 615 feet | Learn more.

18. Toketee Falls, OR
Distance: 0.8 mile round trip | Height: 85 feet | Learn more.

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Photo: Eric Johnson

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