Multnomah Falls Trail [CLOSED] is a 2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bridal Veil, Oregon that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.0 miles Elevation Gain: 823 feet Route Type: Out & Back

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A great loop very close to Portland (~30 min). Definitely plan on an early arrival due to parking and heavy use. Beautiful hike with a quick but steep ascent to the top of the waterfall. The classic "money shot" of Multnomah Falls is immediately accessible after parking. The remainder of the hike is to the top, for a small platform vantage point, which is very worthwhile. The bridge that crosses in front of the waterfall is just a few minutes worth of scrambling after the entrance.

1 day ago

anyone know if this is open? or any idea what columbia gorge hikes are open?

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6 days ago

(When open) Incredibly crowded every time I go but nice views.

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13 days ago

I’ve done this trail several times. When it’s open it’s crowded with tourists and the trail (after the top bridge) is too narrow for the amount of people coming and going. It’s lots of switchbacks and elevation gain. When you get to the top you can enjoy the river and their is a deck to lookout over the top of the falls (if you’re brave).

18 days ago

went there for my birthday in December,had a great time

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24 days ago

Busy trail. can be a lot of stairs for people that are novice hikers.

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1 month ago

Gorgeous falls and a short little hike to the bridge. Being so close to Portland I thought it would be super crowded, but there was practically nobody there. Would loved to have done the whole loop but it was getting too late and I didn’t have a flashlight.

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1 month ago

Gorgeous! Must do.

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2 months ago

Unreal little day hike. But it will be crowded which we always try to avoid.

2 months ago

Nice

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2 months ago

Beautiful day. Of course no crowds but trail traffic was increasing by 10am.

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2 months ago

Steep climb but mostly paved and well maintained. Only a little mud in one section.

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2 months ago

Arrived at 1pm, parking spaces were becoming open. Not too crowded.

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2 months ago

recorded Recording - Mar 16, 05:43 PM

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2 months ago

it was raining the day we were there but it's so beautiful it didn't phase us. Hiked up the 11 switch backs to the top , well worth it. wear good shoes!

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Saturday March 7, 2020 at 11am : Did this hike on a wet day, rain was light but the path was wet some spots muddy. Trail wasn't overly busy until around 12:30pm. Incline pretty much all the way to the view point with 11 or so switchbacks. Waterfall is beautiful, but you don't have to hike all the way up to enjoy it. Definitely will do this one again.

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2 months ago

A lot of switchbacks but very much worth the views!

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2 months ago

Great trail, super easy to get to the first landing bridge that you see in all of the photos. A bit more of an intense incline and uphill hike to get to the top. I had to stop every other switchback or so for a minute or two to catch my breath. Other than that absolutely beautiful, worth the time for the views, and great exercise.

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2 months ago

When we went, it was really muddy and we weren't able to to make it to the top because we weren't wearing the right shoes. I definitely want to go back now that I am a better hiker and have the right shoes.

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2 months ago

recorded Wahkeena Falls Loop Trail

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2 months ago

Great paved trail! However, incline is pretty challenging especially if pushing a stroller or not wearing the right shoes. I hiked it in Crocs, got some blisters on my toes because of the downhill. Beautiful view at the top!

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