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Multnomah Falls Trail

Bridal Veil, OR

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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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Duffy Lake Trail
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This a wonderful hike. I hiked it several times and it's always rewarding especially when you come to rest by the shores of Duffy lake on a sunny day. A Truly spectacular place.

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Wahclella Falls Trail
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6 Completed 2 Reviews

Nice, easy hike. I loved that it was not crowded at all. The waterfall was beyond gorgeous. well worth the trip to take this hike.

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Storey Burn Loop Trail
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9 Completed 1 Reviews

This 8.1 mile 'loop' ended up being 12+ miles. We never found the 'loop' (: ended up by University Falls. Then tried to go through Rogers Camp to follow Gales Creek Trail. Never found the trailhead so had to go back the way we came. Bring a map, and lots of water.

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Lava River National Recreation Trail
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91 Completed 42 Reviews

Very easy trail (paved) very educational and very scenic

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Blue Basin Overlook Trail
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12 Completed 8 Reviews

Shortish (slightly under 4 miles) hike around and then into the beautiful Blue Basin, part of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. The trail goes up to the ridge overlooking the blue basin and provides amazing views of the basin itself as well as the John Day River's valley. While the trail is under 4 miles, the climb to the ridge is a bit steep and would get slippery in wet weather. If you walk the loop clockwise you will have the option to finish with the short spur into the basin before heading back to the parking lot.

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McKenzie Trail Clear Lake to Trail Bridge
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22 Completed 6 Reviews

We hiked this area today and it was an absolutely gorgeous sunny day for mid-October in western Oregon. We hiked from the Clear Lake lodge north around the lake, down the east side and the waterfalls trail to the south, and then back up along the west side of the lake for a long loop. I had never been up there before, but I definitely want to go again. The lake was beautiful and the trails well maintained. The scenery was really nice and there were a handful of huge old-growth trees along the trail. Not a real difficult hike, even though it was fairly long, but there weren't huge numbers of people either. Quite a few more people were parked at the main trailhead for the waterfalls than were out hiking at the lake. Definitely recommend.

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The Watchman Trail
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80 Completed 84 Reviews

Gorgeous view of the entire lake. It's a consistent upward hike on the way up, but it's short and not too strenuous. Highly recommend!

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Pinnacles Valley Trail
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80 Completed 84 Reviews

The Pinnacles were one of my favorite parts of the park. Really interesting structures, well worth the detour from the main rim drive. The views further down the trail give you a great look back at all the pinnacles.

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Plaikni Falls Trail
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80 Completed 84 Reviews

Easy hike to a beautiful waterfall. It's a quick detour from the lake, and a great look at the rest of the park.

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Sun Notch Trail
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80 Completed 84 Reviews

Short and easy with several incredible views. There are multiple lookouts, each with a different glimpse of the lake. This was our first hike on the trip and it was a great introduction to the lake.

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