Opal Creek in Oregon Visiting Opal Creek is a must for anyone who enjoys exploring rugged and wild forest. Named after the wife of an early Forest Service ranger, Roy Elliot, Opal Creek is home to eight hiking trails, which take in sights such as five lakes and no fewer than 50 waterfalls. The 20,746-acre site is best visited between April and October and those who want to experience the wilderness up close and personal can even camp overnight at the site too.
Oregon is an amazing place to visit in the autumn, as the leaves turn brilliant shades of red, orange, and yellow. This photo of the famous bridge across Multnomah Falls shows how beautiful Oregon can be in the autumn.
With some of the best waterfall hikes in the Pacific Northwest less than an hour from town, Portland residents and visitors don’t have to travel far to get close to nature. If you want to chase waterfalls in Portland, Oregon. Start here.