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I would say that this is a moderate/difficult hike. There are some steep inclines, but a majority is a steady incline up which I would rate as a moderate hike. I would absolutely recommend this hike. Beautiful views and scenery up and down the trail.

Coldest of blue!

3rd time I’ve been here. The 1hr 40min drive is very well worth it from where I live. The trail is in really good condition as is the parking lot & restrooms. 2.2 mile hike labeled as easy which is accurate. Today’s water was turquoise, and it was beautiful.

I walked my dog here this morning which limited us to the paved path only. I was prepared for this based on other reviews. There is a nice parking area with bathrooms (did not check those out), the trail is very clean and there are educational signs along the way. At 9:00am on a sunny Sunday there were several other walkers, runners, families with strollers and dog walkers but it didn't feel crowded because the path is so wide. I found this trail a bit boring due to it being out and back with a suburban feel. It was nice to check off my list though. If I didn't have my dog and could have gone on all the paths it might have been more interesting but I appreciate the need to protect wildlife.

Loved this hike! Very pretty waterfalls.

Can't get to it. Large metal fence just before the left turn stating private property. 8.11.2018

Great family hike. Its easy to miss the forest road turn off you need to take.

great place to get away from town. it's a little weird because you cross private land before you get to the actual hiking area. Dont let the odd start fool you, this is a great area to relax and be away from the hustle and bustle of living in the city. This is a wonderful place to bring a dog as well. just please be respect and pick up the poop bags. On my last trip back I hauled in four bags left by others. please don't let the select few ruin these places for everyone

First of all it was really busy. Much busier than expected as it’s described as moderately trafficked. It was really confusing figuring out where the trail started as you walk right down into the waterfall from Alsea Falls. We ended up doing the Green Peaks Trail which was okay. The signage was better once on the trails but overall we didn’t enough it near as much as most others.

Trail is a little rough here and there . Hardly any water during late summer months . Be prepared to walk uphill most of the way back from the falls .

Very nice enjoyable hike. I would consider this easy. perfect for my 2 and 6yr old. they loved it! both walked the entire time. not very crowded.

easy trail walk next to cows also

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9 days ago

Fun and fairly flat trail for kids with a beautiful waterfall at each end!

Trail Is Still Closed At This Time. The Historic Columbia River Highway is Closed Until Further Notice. This Includes Trails Between Bridal Veil Falls and Multnomah, and Trails Between Multnomah and Ainsworth State Park. The Road Is Only Open To State Troopers, Game and WildLife Patrolmen, and Residents That Live On That Road. Anyone Caught Trying To Hike Said Trails Are Fined. This Is All Due To The Bad Fire They Had Last Year And Several Told Me They Aren't Sure When It Should Be Open. One Trooper Told Me It's Looking Like It Will Be June 2019. :( That Means Oneonta George, Oneonta Falls, Horsetail Falls, Ponytail Falls, Larch Mountain Overlook, Fairy Falls, & Wahkeena Falls Are All Closed Until Further Notice. If You Are Looking For Alternatives, You Can Look Into Multnomah Falls & Trails, Latourell Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Vista House. You Can Also Take A Drive To Ramona Falls.

I want to hike here. Is this manageable for somebody with arthritis?

like this hike is down the rd.. I love it for the incline. if u want to work on ur butt. this is the hike. short and sweet and def to the point

So extremely beautiful!

Both gates locked. There is a couple miles of hilly gravel road to walk before coming to the trail head. Actual hike In to the falls was great. With the added gravel hike I would only take older kids that are fine walking a boring, hot road with hills. Falls were cool, we went to the right.

Great hike with little kids. Spot on driving directions. Beautiful drive, too!

There is a locked gate; you can no longer access the falls by car. You can park and walk a few miles to get to the trail head. Several people said the wish someone updated the access before driving up.

nice easy hike. fun for the whole family

It's a very nice place to go, we love it there.

Such a beautiful blue! fun to see if in the area.

Great hike! My first solo hike and I loved it all. Incline wasn’t too bad so I only took two breaks on way up (I’m moderately fit) and was doable in my hiking sandals. I wish the cage / power structure on the summit wasn’t there, would help the views / feel up there. But overall would recommend!

The trail was well kept. Only saw one other group while hiking. The waterfalls were well worth the drive to the trailhead. Downhill the entire way there and uphill back but not challenging.

Is the trail open ? I see a lot of recent reviews. We fly into Portland the 13th next month and this is number 1 on our list.

The lake is small but incredibly beautiful.

We had a very nice hike on a hot day, so hanging out near the waterfalls and river was a good way to stay cool. I see some posts stating that this should be a Moderate hike, and I somewhat agree. Although 5 of us adults had few problems completing the hike, the trail and steps are steep and irregular.

A lovely trail that follows the falls and river. A nice, cool breeze along the way. The falls are just beautiful! No parking fee here. After this hike drive down a few more miles to Blue Pool for a more vigorous hike.

Great hike for the family even on a hot summer day. Lots of places to cool off in the water. Bring $3 for parking. We parked at the falls parking lot instead of the trailhead. There’s a lot more parking there and you can access all the trails.

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