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Shepperd's Dell State Natural Area

State Highway 30, Troutdale, OR 97060
+1 800-551-6949
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Nice short stop

Nice small waterfall stop along the Columbia Gorge route for our tour. Hidden gem on the way to... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Saffire7
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Long Beach, California
Nice walk to the falls

The walk to the falls was the highlight of visiting Shepperd's Dell. The short and easy path is... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Leilehua
,
Oahu, Hawaii
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State Highway 30, Troutdale, OR 97060
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Nice small waterfall stop along the Columbia Gorge route for our tour. Hidden gem on the way to more.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

The walk to the falls was the highlight of visiting Shepperd's Dell. The short and easy path is carved from the cliff with an old, moss-covered stonewall running along side it. We enjoyed seeing the falls and historic bridge through the foliage all along the...More

1  Thank Leilehua
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We really liked the area. It was one of the less crowded spots. The falls are pretty , but you only really see them from a distance. The stone walkway and wall are really pretty though, and reminded me of a fantasy movie. Nice quick...More

1  Thank Greg M
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

These falls are another set you must see. It is an easy walk to them. What makes it great is the lack of crowds. Worth a stop.

1  Thank Phil G
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

A quick walk down the paved walkway and you're at the end of this beautiful waterfall. Doesn't take long

1  Thank WhereverYouleadme
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

We missed it the first time we drove by, but found it the second time. It is literally right beside the road. Limited parking no matter which direction you come from. We had a little one with us so a bit dangerous with the spacing...More

1  Thank Bostocks
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

On the old scenic highway in the Columbia River Gorge the windy road will bring you to This place where a bridge crosses a narrow gorge. There isn't much to see by car here. You need to park east of the bridge and then walk...More

1  Thank RSNN
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Not much parking for this waterfall, but worth the short hike down to the base of the falls. Loved stopping at all the falls along the highway and each one so different.

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

After you cross the Shepperd's Dell bridge (heading east), pull off to the right side and walk back to the bridge. The falls are viewable from the bridge or you walk down a short trail to get a better view. Very easily accessible.

1  Thank John R
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband and I stopped at Shepperd's Dell Falls during our Historic Columbia River Road tour. The falls are located about 4 miles east of the Vista House at Crown Point. There was plenty of parking east of the bridge in the morning on a...More

1  Thank M J
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