The outdoors is arguably one of the best features of the Northwest – so join us in exploring the best of the outdoors in the Northwest. Also be sure to visit our list of the most scenic viewpoints in the Northwest and the best scenic drives in the Northwest.

Silver Falls State Park, Silver Falls Highway Southeast, Sublimity, OR, United States

South Falls drops 177 feet over a ledge, giving it a beautiful, “classic” waterfall shape.  Located in Silver Falls State Park not far from Salem, it is one of the most popular falls in Oregon. Read More

(360) 793-0420

14503 Wallace Lake Road, Gold Bar, WA, United States

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Wallace Falls State Park is home to the three-tiered Wallace Falls, which is made up of Lower Falls, Middle Falls and Upper Falls. One of the state’s premier lowland falls, rated right up there with Palouse and Snoqualmie Falls, it can be accessed most of the year. Read More

(360) 565-3130

Sol Duc Falls, Clallam County, WA, United States

The Sol Duc Falls is a truly breathtaking sight in Olympic National Park. The falls are accessible from Sol Duc Resort & Campground that includes 82 sites throughout the old growth forest. Read More

Latourell Falls Trailhead, Historic Columbia River Highway, Corbett, OR, United States

Latourell Falls is located in the Columbia River Gorge, famous for its hundreds of gorgeous, cascading falls. Read More

Shoshone Falls, Twin Falls County, ID, United States

With a nickname like “Niagra of the West,” you know Shoshone Falls is not a sight to be missed.  It lies on the Snake River near Twin Falls, and can be viewed from many points on the hiking trails and picnic areas that surround it. Read More