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Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge

Columbia Gorge, Hood River, OR
+1 541-308-1700
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+1 541-308-1700
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After seeing Mulnomah Falls we did not think we could be as impressed again but oh boy were we wrong. Horsetail Falls is so beautiful. It is a raw and strong waterfall. The sound is robust and vibrant. The waterfall is roaring and strong. Just...More

Thank 4Becky2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Part of the series of readily accessible waterfalls along I-84 out of Portland, Horseshoe is unique in that you can walk behind the falls. Lovely Pacific NW vegetation, views of the Columbia River add to the experience. Easy, short and beautiful .

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The "waterfall alley" was beautiful but the traffic, parking monitors, busses, pedestrians made it less enjoyable.

Thank HJEO
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of many great falls in the Gorge. This one is easy to view with a short walk from the parking lot off Hwy 30. I would recommend taking the 1/2 mile hike up to the upper falls also. A unique viewing area in a...More

Thank scuba_mark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place to hike and to see the waterfalls. Great shade and very pleasant to hike. It can be crowded but if you time it right you will enjoy it even more

Thank wsherman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To see Horsetail Falls you simply get out of your car. But the entire Horsetail Falls Loop is about 2.6 miles. Be aware that tremendous rainfall this year has washed away much of the dirt and nearly the entire time you're picking your way through...More

Thank Sally c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were driving the Columbia River Gorge (Highway 30) and stopped to see Horse Tail Falls. It was beautiful to see. The day was warm and sunny and the spring colors were delightful.

Thank mini
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice waterfall on Old Highway 30 in the Columbia River Gorge. Continue east past Multomah Falls just a few miles to Horsetail Falls.

Thank MartyCJr
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I just did the hike from the Horsetail Falls trailhead up to the Upper Horsetail Falls AKA Ponytail Falls to the Oneonta Falls and the Triple falls. I am 64 and this hike took me about three hours with stops to photograph along the way....More

Thank icetsarina
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful keep your dog on a leash and your kids closer, wear good shoes...stop and eat at lunch at Cascade locks at the base of the bridge on the Oregon side..

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rene g
How long in miles is the roundtrip on this trail going all the the way to triple falls? I will be visiting the Columbia river gorge in the middle of July, is 2 days too much time to spend in this area? We don't do the water sports, but I would like to hike Multnomah falls to the top and hike the Oneonta gorge at least to the first waterfall. My wife is 5.3 will she be too small to get across the water to the waterfall in the Oneonta Gorge? Thanks
16 December 2014|
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Response from realtortothestars | Reviewed this property |
I live in Portland and have visited the Gorge several times by car and some hiking trips. I don't do water sports as the water is freezing all year! When you go to Multnomah Falls there is a visiting center where you can get... More