THE BLOG
06/30/2015 03:50 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

18 West Coast Waterfalls You Need To Explore

There's no better way to reward yourself after a long hike on a hot summer day than reaching an oasis of cascading water at the end of the trail. Between California, Oregon, and Washington, there are hundreds of beautiful waterfalls to explore. So take a look at our list of West Coast waterfalls and start making your plans.

1. Latourell Falls, OR
Distance: 2.4 mile round trip | Height: 250 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-24-1435178165-2522952-huffpofalls1.jpeg

Photo: Michael Matti

2. McWay Falls, CA
Distance: 0.6 mile round trip | Height: 80 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435523404-6599520-mcwayhuff.jpeg

Photo: Stephen Bellrichard

3. Racehorse Falls, WA
Distance: 0.5 mile round trip | Height: 140 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435523523-5332923-racehorsehuff.jpeg

Photo: Stephen Bellrichard

4. Koosah Falls, OR
Distance: 2.6 mile round trip | Height: 70 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435524022-5569668-koosahhuff.jpeg

Photo: Eric Johnson

5. Multnomah Falls, OR
Distance: 2.6 mile round trip | Height: 627 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435524443-6045776-multnomah.jpeg

Photo: Michael Matti

6. Frankling Falls, WA
Distance: 2 mile round trip | Height: 135 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435527046-532354-franklin.jpeg

Photo: Michael Matti

7. Marion Falls, OR
Distance: 5 mile round trip | Height: 92 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435525292-5780069-marionhuff.jpeg

Photo: Richard Bacon

8. Palouse Falls, WA
Distance: 0.25 mile round trip | Height: 198 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435525441-8669385-palouse.jpeg

Photo: Mitch Pittman

9. Upper Yosemite Falls, CA
Distance: 6-8 mile round trip | Height: 675 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435525814-3857070-upperyosemite.jpeg

Photo: Tiffany Nguyen

10. Snoqualmie Falls, WA
Distance: 0.25 mile round trip | Height: 270 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435525961-5750306-snoqualmie.jpeg

Photo: Beau Ramsey

11. Falls Creek Falls, WA
Distance: 4 mile round trip | Height: 220 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435526550-4943959-fallscreek.jpeg

Photo: Angela Service

12. Tumalo Falls, OR
Distance: 1 mile round trip | Height: 89 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435527454-4597619-tumalo.jpeg

Photo: Dan Moe

13. Watson Falls, OR
Distance: 0.6 mile round trip | Height: 272 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435527801-4950198-watson.jpeg

Photo: Eric Johnson

14. Alamere Falls, CA
Distance: 8.4 mile round trip | Height: 40 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435527911-1353785-alamere.jpeg

Photo: Brian Heifferon

15. Spirit Falls, WA
Distance: 1.5 mile round trip | Height: 214 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435528066-570847-spiritfalls.jpeg

Photo: Angela Service

16. Wahclella Falls, OR
Distance: 2 mile round trip | Height: 65 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435528459-4602022-wahclella.jpeg

Photo: Vic Garcia

17. Linton Falls, OR
Distance: 4 mile round trip | Height: 615 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435528606-4090384-lintonfalls.jpeg

Photo: Elliot Kramer

18. Toketee Falls, OR
Distance: 0.8 mile round trip | Height: 85 feet | Learn more.

2015-06-28-1435528787-4052029-toketee.jpeg

Photo: Eric Johnson

Follow The Outbound Collective: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook