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Chinook Falls

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Chinook Falls (bobcat)

Description

This is 60-foot waterfall, most spectacular when water levels are high, pours wide Chinook Creek over a rock ledge. The waterfall is best viewed from mid-creek or the west side of the creek. Currently, there is a large log that has fallen across the creek that serves as a "bridge." The log is slippery when wet, but in the dry summer months it is an easy walk across.

Otherwise, you may need to effect a ford that may be knee-high or even higher. The footing is good for the crossing but use poles for stability and cross in your boots or in footwear that fits snugly and won't float away.

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