Horsetail Falls and Ponytail Falls

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Horsetail Falls and Ponytail Falls is a 0.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Cascade Locks, Oregon that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 0.8 miles Elevation Gain: 259 feet Route Type: Out & Back

kid friendly

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

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20 days ago

The waterfall and pool at the (current) end of the trail are stunning and calm, but the amount of crowds here makes it a little bit more difficult to enjoy. It's also a shame that so much of this trail has been destroyed, I felt like it ended right as I was getting going and left feeling a little underwhelmed.

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28 days ago

Very beautiful and very crowded. Trail is narrow and slippery at times, beware with young children. Hiked May 27,2019

muddy
rocky
1 month ago

Solid in-and-out trail. View at the end is incredible and serene. Be wary if it has been raining, trail gets muddy and slippery at times.

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rocky
1 month ago

My hiking companion was struck by falling rocks on this trail a few months ago. This is a very beautiful place, but no longer safe for year round use. This trail has been impacted by the Eagle Creek Fire. The area around the trail still has a lot of healthy trees, but the ridges above have been stripped. I would recommend avoiding this trail during periods of heavy rain or whenever it is freezing and thawing, as either of these conditions are likely to cause rock falls.

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rocky
1 month ago

What a beautiful hike from Horsetail Falls to Ponytail Falls (aka Upper Horsetail). The trail is a bit rocky and steep, but honestly worth the short hike to see the falls! Even on a nice day there’s a chill on the trail. You’ll just take the exit past Multnomah Falls and drive on the beautiful Historic highway to get here. Lots of parking. Date hiked: 4/29/19. Weather: mid 60’s.

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