Mount Defiance Fall's
Starvation, Cabin, Warren & Wonder Creeks
Photographer: G. Price
Return to Columbia Gorge
Mount Defiance Waterfalls are east of Portland.
Starvation Creek Falls
Photograph specifics: shutter speed 1/50, ISO100, lens 31mm, aperture 4.5, polarizer
Three other waterfalls are accessible in this same area when you walk west on the Mount Defiance Trail.
- East on I-84 from Portland: take Starvation Creek Trailhead exit 55.
- West on I-84 from Hood River: take exit 51 and head back east to 55.
- Starvation Creek Falls is located up the trail 100 yards past the
restroom. There are several picnic tables in the area.
- To return to Portland continue on to the next exit at Viento Park
and return west on I-84.
First is Cabin Creek Falls (large rock in front) about 0.3 miles on the trail.
Travel another 0.4 miles to Warren Creek Falls
(a man-made diversion - "Hole-in-the-Wall" - kept the water off Old Highway 30.
Three-tier Lancaster Falls on Wonder Creek is another ¼ mile.
Left to right: Cabin Crk, Warren Creek & Lancaster Falls (see the upper two tiers?)