Youngs River Falls
|Youngs River Falls|
Youngs River Falls in late summer
|Location||Clatsop County, Oregon, United States|
|Elevation||10 ft (3 m)|
|Total height||54 ft (16 m)|
|Number of drops||1|
|Total width||45 ft (14 m)|
Youngs River Falls is a 54-foot (16 m) tall waterfall on the Youngs River in central Clatsop County, northwestern Oregon, United States. They are located about 10 miles (16 km) south of Astoria.
In the media
In July 2014, Tod Gary Wagoner, of Williamsburg, Colorado, died after jumping from the falls, the "first [such] fatality at the falls in a while." In April 2016, Joseph T. Nestor, a 34-year-old Astoria man, fell and died from injuries at the falls.
- "Youngs River Falls". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 1980-11-28. Retrieved 2016-05-25.
- "Youngs River Falls Clatsop County, Oregon". Retrieved 2016-05-25.
- "Man dies after leap from falls near Oregon Coast". The Associated Press. Jul 22, 2014. Retrieved 2016-05-25.
- "Astoria man dies at Youngs River Falls". The Daily Astorian. April 23, 2016. Retrieved 2016-05-25.
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