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Latourell Falls

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Trail

2.3 mile 3.7 kilometer loop
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 654' 199 m
Descent: -686' -209 m
High: 590' 180 m
Low: 113' 34 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 67% (34°)

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Trail shared by Vikram Sahney

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

Vikram Sahney

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.

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Land Manager: Oregon State Parks

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Sep 2, 2019
Tom Spangler
Great trail, beautiful views and waterfalls. A little crowded around the falls though. 2.3mi — 12h 00m
Jul 23, 2019
Jane Watson
2.3mi
Jul 22, 2019
Amanda Waltz-Mook
Jul 10, 2019
Manning Schmidt
Beautiful morning hike for our family. We loved sitting in the bursts of mist coming off the base of the waterfall at the upper falls. — 1h 20m
Jul 10, 2019
Lizzy Mouron
Jun 29, 2019
Austin Harmon
2.3mi — 1h 00m
Jun 28, 2019
Will Karnasiewicz
Jun 15, 2019
Kevin Barger

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  4.2 from 30 votes

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