Ramona Falls Trail

Rhododendron, OR
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Ramona Falls Trail is a 6.8 mile loop trail located near Rhododendron, Oregon that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Directions from Sandy: Travel east on Highway 26 three miles past the Mount Hood Information Center. Turn left (north) on Lolo Pass Road (Road 18) at Zigzag and follow it for four miles. Turn right (east) onto Road 1825 and continue for 0.6 miles, cross a bridge and then continue 1.7 miles to a road junction. Bear left onto Road 1825-024 to a large open parking lot at the trailhead.

Travel Oregon, 670 Hawthorne St, Suite 240 , Salem, OR, 97301, Phone: 800-547-7842

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This is an awesome trail but it registered as 7.5 miles for us. The bridge is not in yet so we did spend some time finding a good place to cross the river. The falls is totally worth it and we also had some nice epic views of Mt. Hood. No bugs yet. Still a little snow pack near the falls but very little. We only saw three other couples for the entire hike. The visitor center where you can buy the parking pass was closed but their bathrooms were open. There are no bathroom facilities at the trailhead.

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This is a fairly easy hike, ending in one of the most gorgeous waterfalls around. Ramona Falls is absolutely stunning. If you're going in the summer, I would just warn to bring lots of water for you and your dog(s) as the hike doesn't get down to the creek very often, and there are long, dry sections prior to and past the waterfall. The lower half of the loop is a good trail, but the surroundings aren't as nice as the upper half. For this reason, I prefer doing it out-and-back, versus the loop.

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This is a moderate balloon loop trail in the Mt. Hood National Forrest. Do note that a NW Forrest Service Pass is required (can be purchased at the ranger station in Rhododendron). Shortly after the hike begins, one is required to fill out land use tags. Don't worry, no additional fee is needed but these are important to track usage of the trail. The trail continues on by paralleling and eventually crossing the Sandy River. Do be sure to look towards the east after crossing the bridge, as a wonderful shot of Mt. Hood will be seen. In addition, the trail, which is mostly shaded, has a gradual incline that make trek appropriate for most ages. After about 3.5 miles, one is rewarded by arriving at the falls. Do note that is is a VERY popular hike. Recommend doing this one during the week or starting early to avoid the hoards.

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went up last weekend, great hike and the falls are well worth it. climbed up the face to the right of the falls, very cool at the top. nice Sunday afternoon hike. flies were bad if you stopped anywhere but not a big deal. highly reccomended!

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Kristi McCann

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fairly easy hike, great views.

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The listing says moderate, but honestly it's more like easy-moderate. This is an awesome hike. There are great views of Mt. Hood, some nice variety of terrain to walk on, and falls are really beautiful. Go early! When I went all the crowds showed up around 9:30-10.

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Next to Multnomah Falls I think this is high on the list of most recognizable falls in Oregon. It sits in what appears to be an amphitheater. Nice places to sit and watch the falls.

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Trail was snowy (April 27th 2013) and trail was poorly marked. Over all the hike was amazing and the waterfall was breath taking!!!

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