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Latourell Falls

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 4.4 (41) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

A moderate journey up past Latourell Falls and to an upper waterfall.


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Map Key

2.3

Miles

3.7

KM

Loop

590' 180 m

High

113' 34 m

Low

654' 199 m

Up

686' 209 m

Down

11%

Avg Grade (6°)

67%

Max Grade (34°)

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek · Waterfall

Family Friendly Waterfalls, close parking, picnic tables and restrooms at the parking lot all make this a great spot for everyone.

Overview

This is a beautiful day trip for the family to see a 200-ft waterfall up close without the crush of people from Multnomah Falls (just 6 miles away)!

Description

This hike is the perfect place for visitors to get up close and personal with an incredible waterfall, and it's a great option if you're seeking a bit of solitude along the way.

From the parking lot (20-30 spots), proceed to the falls viewpoint to review the trailhead sign. You can see the main falls right from the viewpoint, but for those looking to stretch their legs, the trail to the upper falls is well worth it. The trail ascends fairly steeply right from the start before easing off. There are a few places of potential exposure, so keep track of the kids. If you heated up on the way up, the upper falls can cool you off.

From the falls you can cross the river and come down on the other side. The trails reunite at the base.

Another option is to start off by heading down to below the falls which is less than a 0.5 mile journey and deposits you just 50-100 feet from the splash zone.

Contacts

Land Manager: Oregon State Parks

Shared By:

Vikram Sahney

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  4.4 from 41 votes

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  4.4 from 41 votes
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Latourell Creek.
Aug 26, 2016 near Bridal…, OR
View to Latourell Falls
Aug 19, 2016 near Bridal…, OR
The trail ascends around the falls to the top
Aug 19, 2016 near Bridal…, OR
Two views.
Aug 26, 2016 near Bridal…, OR
The trail is well maintained, but can be wet from spray
Aug 19, 2016 near Bridal…, OR

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Mar 27, 2021
Kristin Alt
Muddy in places. Upper waterfall is quite impressive. 2.1mi — 0h 56m
Mar 25, 2021
Hayley Riggins
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Mar 6, 2021
Laura M
Dec 31, 2020
Garrett S
3mi — 1h 15m
Dec 7, 2020
Molly McGuire
Hiked on 12/5/20 with Katie. Lovely hike, decent climb. Don't miss the bottom part of the loop
Oct 18, 2020
Candi Stuart
Oct 18, 2020
Cameron Booth
2.6mi — 1h 18m
Oct 3, 2020
Bethany Baker