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Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge

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Address: Columbia Gorge, Hood River, OR
Phone Number: +1 541-308-1700
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Terrific Waterfalls!

The best part about the Columbia River Gorge is that most of the waterfalls are right on the side of the road. You just pull over, park and then go look and take photos. I did... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best part about the Columbia River Gorge is that most of the waterfalls are right on the side of the road. You just pull over, park and then go look and take photos. I did small hike up a the hill side after checking out Horsetail Falls, which was great, to get to Ponytail Falls, which was nice but... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled up on these beautiful falls and scenery when we saw that Multnomah Falls was packed. These falls were right up the drive from Multnomah - maybe a 5-10 minute drive at most. They're not as crowded, and it's super peaceful to just sit there and listen to the falls. I woudl definitely recommend checking these falls out -... More 

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped to see the numerous falls along the scenic route to the gorge. Parking is at a premium on this narrow road. There are a few lots but seem to be always full.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

these were my husband's favorite not only because of how easily accessible it was, but how close you could get to the little pond. You could sit here and enjoy the beauty and quiet just steps from the road. we didn't hike to the upper falls, but even so, well worth it.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

if you go to see multnomah falls but make the mistake of only taking the easy i84 route and never drive the old highway 30 east past the tourist site, then... don't do that. for one of the easiest and most dramatic pictures make sure to go on a few miles and catch the drama of one of the most... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Horsetail falls was on our falls tour. We were able to park across the road and walk right up to the falls. It was a beautiful falls and the access was so easy, I could not believe it. This was one of the falls we saw on our way to Mt. Hood going through Columbia Gorge. There were not a... More 

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Layton, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Easy parking and walk to see the falls. Continue walking through Oneonta Tunnel and see Oneonta Gorge.

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Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice, short hike (.8 miles) up switchbacks to Ponytail Falls. Double-level Horsetail Falls crashes into a pond right next to the road and was just beautiful. Ponytail Falls flows over a cliff, then on to Horsetail Falls. You can walk behind Ponytail Falls in a cave made out of a lava tube. The entire trail is well-maintained and has enough... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I was looking forward to seeing Multnomah Falls. But I wasn't expecting to get excited about Horsetail Falls. Kids love it too. You can get really close to the Fall by walking down the steps.

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Abbotsford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Supper easy access to a very beautiful waterfall. Nice short walk to a bridge overlooking the falls from a slightly higher advantage. Worth the short detour off the hi way to stretch your legs a bit and take in some natural beauty.

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