Paulina Falls Day Use Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Located in a thicket of majestic conifer species, Paulina Creek Falls is located just west of Paulina Lake outside of the Newberry Caldera. This double falls drops 80 feet over volcanic cliffs onto a jumble of rocks below.

There is an accessible trail to picnic sites and a stunning overlook of the falls.

Trailhead provides access to Paulina Falls Trail.

Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires payment/recreation pass. Passes are NOT available at this site, but can be purchased from Forest Service offices or vendors. Please check here for more information about recreation passes and where they can be purchased.

At a Glance

Fees Recreation Fee Site: $5/vehicle/day or valid recreation pass. On-site passes not available.
Usage: Medium
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires payment/recreation pass. Please check here for more information about recreation passes and where they can be purchased. Acceptable passes include:

General Information

Directions:

From Bend, OR: Travel 23.5 miles south on Highway 97, then 12.3 miles east on Paulina Lake Road/County Road 21.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.71039

  Longitude : 
-121.28317

  Elevation : 
6250

 

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