Home  •   Field Guide  •   Forums  •    Unread Posts  •   Maps  •   Find a Hike!
| Page | Discussion | View source | History | Print Friendly and PDF

Upper McCord Creek Falls

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Upper McCord Creek Falls (Steve Hart)

Description

Upper McCord Creek Falls is sometimes seen as the uppermost tier of mighty Elowah Falls. This 64-foot twin waterfall is best viewed from a raised spot just off the trail as you approach the falls. A log which appears in many older photographs of the falls has disappeared post-Eagle Creek Fire. The waterfall is within the expanded boundaries (2009) of the Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness.

In the past McCord Creek was also known as Pierce Creek and Kelly Creek. The name was finalized by a committee in honor of W.R. McCord, whooshed fish wheels that operated at the mouth of the creek. The waterfall is called the "upper" falls because {[Elowah Falls]] used to be called McCord Creek Falls.

More Links


Contributors

Oregon Hikers Field Guide is built as a collaborative effort by its user community. While we make every effort to fact-check, information found here should be considered anecdotal. You should cross-check against other references before planning a hike. Trail routing and conditions are subject to change. Please contact us if you notice errors on this page.

Hiking is a potentially risky activity, and the entire risk for users of this field guide is assumed by the user, and in no event shall Trailkeepers of Oregon be liable for any injury or damages suffered as a result of relying on content in this field guide. All content posted on the field guide becomes the property of Trailkeepers of Oregon, and may not be used without permission.