Indian for “icy water”, the falls is fed by glacial melt from Tumalo Creek. With a sheer plunge of 89 feet, Tumalo Falls is both the tallest and most popular outdoor destinations in the vicinity of Bend, OR. From this viewpoint, fir trees stretch towards the stars in an effort to connect heaven with earth.
“But the love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyond reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth which bore us and sustains us, the only home we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need—if only we had the eyes to see”
- Edward Abbey