McDowell Creek Falls

Bleeding Heart


1.7-mile loop
200 feet elevation gain
Open all year

This charming glen’s three lovely waterfalls, low-elevation forest, and easy graveled paths make it ideal for family outings and Sunday strolls. Tucked in a valley near Sweet Home, this little-known miniature version of Silver Creek Falls is hikable all year long.

To drive here from the west, take Highway...

This chapter is an excerpt from 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Central Oregon Cascades.

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