Salt Creek Falls

Diamond Creek Falls

Easy
(to Diamond Creek Falls)
3.4-mile loop
400 feet elevation gain
Open May through November

Moderate (to Vivian Lake)
8 miles round trip
1600 feet elevation gain
Open mid-June through October 

Left: Diamond Creek Falls in winter
Below: Salt Creek Falls in summer

Waterfalls! This stroll starts at magnificent Salt Creek Falls, the state’s second tallest, and loops along a canyon rim to lacy Diamond Creek Falls, hidden in a mossy grotto. For a longer hike, continue up a steep trail past churning Fall Creek Falls to Vivian Lake and its tranquil reflection of Mt. Yoran.


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













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