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Eagle Creek Trail

MODERATE 387 reviews

Eagle Creek Trail is a 25.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Cascade Locks, Oregon that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
25.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
8910 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

backpacking

birding

camping

fishing

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

bugs

rocky

scramble

An amazing gorge hike with several beautiful waterfalls, including one you can walk behind. This trail begins at Eagle Creek Campground and ends at Wahtum Lake. This is a nice out and back hike with great scenery of waterfalls, ferns, and rocky outcroppings. It's quite popular with easy vehicle access at the trailhead, so plan to see a lot of other hikers and is part of the Pacific Crest Trail. This hike is not far from Portland and is best in the spring or early summer to really appreciate the beautiful waterfalls.

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21 days ago

Technically not completed in full as described in route but went to Twister Falls and back (12.5m. RT) in July 2016. This trail is currently closed due to forest fires. Approximately reopening in spring 2018.

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1 month ago

Great hike and breathtaking view of the Punchbow waterfall!!!!!

1 month ago

This trail is currently on fire. No access!

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1 month ago

So so beautiful.

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Beautiful hike! Can't wait till they open it to Tunnel Falls again!

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2 months ago

it was amazing, beautiful nature I was exhausted after the hike. be sure to wear good walking shoes

2 months ago

Most beautiful hike ~ amazing waterfalls

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2 months ago

Pretty busy hike. Punchbowl falls area is a great place to escape the heat, shady spots and the water feels nice and cool. Not much water access on the trail but our pup did fine. Metlako is closed due to a washout and it's 100% inaccessible. Eagle creek trail is closed after 5 miles due to a fire. So we went to the Punchbowl and back, great hike.