Waterfalls

Pegleg & Blister Creek Falls

Photographer: G. Price

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Pegleg Falls (on Collawash River) at day use area


Blister Creek Falls after snowfall

Pegleg & Blister Creek Falls are south of Mt. Hood.
Pegleg Falls - GPS 44 57.411' N, 122 9.766' W; Elevation above sea level 2060 ft.
Blister Creek Falls - GPS 44 57.541' N, 122 9.544' W; Elevation above sea level 2090 ft.


Directions:

  1. From HWY 212 (Portland area) connect to HWY 224 and head southeast to Estacada
  2. Or, from Woodburn head northeast on HWY 211 and follow all signs for Estacada
  3. At junction of 211 and 224 in Estacada (note your odometer reading here) continue southeast on HWY 224
  4. After counting up 25 miles - near milepost 50 - HWY 224 ends (half mile past ranger station)
  5. At the Y-intersection stay to the right to continue onto Road 46 (note odometer again)
  6. In another 3.5 miles turn right onto road 63
  7. An additional 3.5 miles turn right at the sign for Bagby Hot Springs (road 70 - but not signed as such)
  8. After 5.5 miles find the day use area for Pegleg Falls on the left
  9. Waterfall is just upstream from the parking area with a fenced overlook
Day use area for Pegleg Falls is closed in winter.

Just before reaching the entrance for Pegleg Falls you cross a bridge.
Walk over to the bridge and look through the foliage for Blister Creek Falls.
Closer views are possible by traversing a minor trail up to the falls.

URL: http://oregonwaterfalls.net/pegleg.htm