Multnomah Falls Trail

EASY
#1 of 4 trails in Ainsworth State Park
Multnomah Falls Trail is a 2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bridal Veil, OR that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.0 miles 784 feet Out & Back
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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. Creme de la creme of tourist destinations. And the place you want to avoid if you're looking for quiet natural solace.

Zabrina Graves
1 day ago

8 Completed6 Reviews

This was a great little hike! I great place to stop and stretch our legs during the first leg of our Roadtrip to the redwoods. It is very crowded though but beautiful.

Adam Lund
2 days ago

576 Completed229 Reviews

This is a must do on a visit to Portland. A short drive out of the city, with immediate views, accessible trails, multiple viewpoints and photo spots, this is an easy and memorable destination for tourists.

Want to ditch the crowds? Stay on the trail connecting to the Larch mountain and Wahkena trails. These are also heavily trafficked, but not like the falls.

Andrea Scheffer
5 days ago

6 Completed7 Reviews

Great for groups and lots of scenic lookouts. Often crowded and parking is limited so bring your patience.

Merf D.
6 days ago

Great warm up for the other connecting trails. Steep with 11 switchbacks. Get there early this is a tourist trail and gets busy after 10 am.

Eric Jackson
9 days ago

6 Completed6 Reviews

Natalie Wilson
17 days ago

3 Completed2 Reviews

Very pretty! Pretty packed but loved the atmosphere

Rachel Paxton
20 days ago

8 Completed8 Reviews

Make sure you get there early for this tourist hot stop! Steady zigzag climb to the top of the falls. Looking forward to going further up to explore some other trails another time :)

Sal A.
1 month ago

what a lovely place to be. I can't get tired going there. a wonderful place to enjoy mother nature.

Sal A.
1 month ago

I can't get tire going there every time . What a wonderful place to enjoy mother nature

Jess Steinert
1 month ago

33 Completed12 Reviews

Absolutely beautiful waterfall. It's easily seen from the highway and an easy walk from the parking lot. It's more of an uphill paved walk with hoards of people, than it is a trail. The bridge at the top is always busy. In my humble opinion, it was worth dealing with the hoards of people to be up close to it atleast once though. Just do it.

Katie H.
1 month ago

Nice view of the waterfall but it's very crowded., like a tourist trap. I like more secluded hikes but it wasn't too bad once you gained elevation cause most people stayed towards the start. It was a vigorous trail though...just switch backs all the way up.

Shamae Savage Clark
1 month ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Great visit today, stopped on our way home from Eastern, WA. super busy as always this time of year still beautiful.

MacKenzie Buchholz
1 month ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

It was good but tons of people huge tourist attraction.

Hope Meinert
1 month ago

12 Completed12 Reviews

Easy safe hike! Huge tourists trap. Once you get off the main path less people and amazing views!

Kendra Nichols
1 month ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Too many people, but gorgeous anyways!

Michael Keith
1 month ago

12 Completed13 Reviews

Fine hike, but nothing crazy special.

Daniel Guevara
1 month ago

3 Completed3 Reviews

It was amazing! First time being up in Oregon and this was one of my 1st hikes there. Easy & Beautiful hike. It was pretty packed when I went, causing me to slow down. Older couples, kids, families, you see everyone there. I reccomend it very much!

Tammy Saelao
1 month ago

9 Completed10 Reviews

Beautiful views!

Dion Blake
2 months ago

13 Completed11 Reviews

Dion Blake
2 months ago

13 Completed11 Reviews

Beautiful hike/walk incredible views of the gorge along the mostly paved switch back pathway. It's a great hike to share that romantic moment gazing into the eyes of your sweetheart at the base of the waterfall in the whispering mist. Then cruise to the top for an amazing moment of breath taking views only the Columbia gorge can offer.
Make this one a must do it's very easy hike you won't regret it.