Multnomah Falls Trail

#1 of 5 trails in Ainsworth State Park

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Multnomah Falls is a 2.4 mile out and back trail located near Cascade Locks, Oregon that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Kurt M. (247)

Erik Berglund (6202)

54 Completed55 Reviews

This isn't really a hiking trail; it's a paved walk-up. It's great if you want to park in a packed lot, grab a hot dog and a cup of coffee, then walk paved trails with armies of umbrella-wielding tourists. If you want a hike, do something else. Angel's Rest is a good one right down the road--no pavement and no umbrellas. Of if you want to hike to Angel's Rest from Multnomah Falls or vice-versa, the trails are there and you should! Bonus points for Larch Mountain and back ; )

Benjamin Parisot (255)

5 Completed2 Reviews

You can see the waterfall straight out of the parking. The best view you are gonna get is from the bridge.
The trail is average and the view at the top isn't amazing. I would recommend to do other trails in the gorge and just walk up to the bridge.

Dale Nelson (413)

7 Completed7 Reviews

This is just off I84 and is easy to access. The best time to go and take photographs is during the spring runoff.

Jason St Clair (1377)

21 Completed11 Reviews

This is one of my favorite hikes. I've done it quite a few times as a kid and it is as amazing then as it now.

Nicholas Ring (411)

16 Completed16 Reviews

Magnificent waterfalls. High climb with lots of switchbacks, unless you hang at the lodge.

Brian Young (123)

4 Completed2 Reviews


Julie M (140)

10 Completed2 Reviews

Beautiful site, accessible year-round. The crowds are pretty dense during weekends and holidays, so beware. You lose the crowd pretty quickly, though, once you travel up past the falls.

Steve Oswald (10380)

140 Completed141 Reviews

This is a picturesque waterfall that just happens to be right off the interstate. Get out, stretch your legs for an hour while you check out this area. You won't regret it! If you're in this area in the fall, then you're in for an even better treat, as the foliage is brilliant. You'll be updating your desktop background after a trip here.

Rayechell Berrelez (378)

30 Completed9 Reviews

loved driving by this as a kid growing up visiting oregon every year and as an adult this place is very special to me, did not complete the hike due to that, some hikes you need to do alone or with someone you wont have to say goodbye too. still a wonderful place so full of life