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. Located along the McKenzie River Trail, Tamolitch Falls (or Blue Pool) was once a waterfall that flowed into a pool. Now the waterfall has been diverted, and the water actually comes up through the porous rock in the pool. Tamolitch Pool is a great place for hikers to visit and enjoy a picnic lunch. The water is a brisk 37 degrees so it is advisable to just view, but the pool is so crystal clear you can see to the bottom of most of the 30 foot deep pool. Not accessible by car. Hike or bike from the upper end of Trail Bridge Reservoir for two miles upstream.

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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