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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Jennifer Coffman (199)

10 Completed0 Reviews

It was cool to go up to the bridge and a little ways past to see the river, but I'm not sure the top was worth all the switch backs. The entire trail is paved until you get to the stream that feeds the falls. The lookout up top shows a good view, but not of the falls or the people bellow. It's a nice hike that doesn't take long. I'm not sure I would do it again over other hikes in the area.

jennifer Madison (84)

13 Completed0 Reviews

I love the hike to the top of the falls. Gorgeous views.

Jae B (676)

34 Completed29 Reviews

Alex Aguilar (230)

8 Completed8 Reviews

Standard introductory gorge hike. Families, dogs and strollers will crowd the 'trail' but the views are well worth it for non native Oregonians.

Denise Gehrke (83)

2 Completed1 Reviews

The views are great during this hike. I love this particular hike because it's very easy to add on additional mileage and see more of the gorge.

Norma Jean Kuhr (4558)

26 Completed8 Reviews

Its the jewel of this area for a reason. Parking can be a pain but worth it. we stopped for lunch and the food was great. The waterfall is right there so if you don't have time or don't want to hike its still a good view and awesome photography opportunities.

Kurt M. (316)

Erik Berglund (7632)

59 Completed60 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 (259)

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 (453)

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.