McDowell Creek Falls

  • Easy
  • 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.