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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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 (4119)

78 Completed47 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

Shannon Holst (647)

14 Completed4 Reviews

Caity Maple (82)

1 Completed1 Reviews

So beautiful!

Shonda Maxey (551)

26 Completed15 Reviews

Crowded but beautiful views.

Lane R. (72)

Easy access and well developed grounds, paired with amazing waterfall and gorge views make this a hard to loose hike. The trail to the top of the falls is 90% paved and relatively gradual switchbacks. There seemed to be ample room to accommodate the high flow of traffic and railings in certain locations make for a reasonable all family member hike. Definitely stop when passing by on I84 or as an addition to other hikes in the area (Larch, Wahkeena, Oneota, etc.)

AJ Pack (114)

9 Completed5 Reviews

Very pretty. Lots of tourists at the bottom. Great for photos.

Kimberly Estep (452)

21 Completed9 Reviews

I would have given this a five star rating if it hadn't been for the massive amounts of people! Albeit, I should not have visited the park on the Saturday before the 4th of July! Such an iconic vista. I will be visiting again in the winter to observe the seasonal changes. The falls are located about 45 minutes east of Portland and are, in my opinion, a must-see while in the area.