Tamolitch Falls - Blue Pool

  • Address:
    McKenzie River Trail
    Linn County OR 97413

Temporarily Closed June 15-19, 2020 for maintenance — closure impacts McKenzie River Trail between Trail Bridge reservoir to Tamolitch Falls. Now a dry fall, the basin is filled from underground, resulting in a dazzling clear pool of amazing colors. A frigid 37 degrees, it is best for viewing only. Be careful on the steep cliffs surrounding the basin. Not accessible by car. From HWY 126, travel approximately 14 miles east of McKenzie Bridge, turn onto an unmarked road by the EWEB power station on the upper end of Trail Bridge Reservoir. Cross the bridge, turn right and go half a mile down the gravel road until you see signs for the trailhead. A two mile hike along the McKenzie River Trail will bring you to the top of the falls.

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  • Parking:
    • Limited Parking
  • Pets Allowed - Restrictions may apply:
Trails & Routes
  • Difficulty:
    • Moderate
  • Facilities at Trailhead:
    • Toilets
  • Natural Points of Interest:
    • Old Growth Forest
    • River
    • Valley
  • Trail Details:
    • Dirt / Bark Path
    • Point to Point Trail
  • Trail Length:
    • Medium ( 2-5 miles)
  • Trail Users:
    • Hikers / Runners
    • Mountain Bikers