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Multnomah Falls

50000 Historic Columbia River Highway, Bridal Veil, OR 97010
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, National Parks
Activities: Hiking
Description: This 620-foot cascade is the fifth-largest waterfall in the U.S.
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Portland, Oregon, United States
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179 reviews 179 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

we love taking family/friends to visit the falls. you can easily hike to the top of the falls along a paved path. the hike up to the bridges is quickly done also. people were swimming in the creek below the falls, and tiny salmon were visible too. there was a wedding taking place too. love it here!

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Peoria, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Drove a couple hours out of the way to go to the Falls. Falls were very pretty, but incredibly crowded. The crowd thinned if you hiked to the top. The lower area was handicapped accessible, and if you are driving through the area it is very easy to get to off the interstate. If someone was already in the area,... More

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Apopka, FL
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225 reviews 225 reviews
136 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Wow! these falls are really amazing. The setting is beautiful and you can hike up to 2 different levels. Though the hike is a bit strenghuous. They have a gift shop for souveniers below and the parking can get filled quickly as this is a very popular falls.

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139 reviews 139 reviews
23 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The falls themselves are pretty wonderful and definitely worth the stop to see. But the parking situation was very bad on a Friday in July. It took about 30 minutes of driving around and waiting trapped in a line of others waiting for a space to get parked. The place was packed which certainly impacts your enjoyment. You should walk... More

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99 reviews 99 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I took my 2 kids here (11 & 15) & we walked to the top & beyond. If you just want to see the falls, it is beautiful. We decided to make the climb to the top. I think it was 1 1/2 miles to top. It is steep somewhat narrow but 2 people can easily pass side by side.... More

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Sharon, Connecticut
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We were a party of 10 in two cars on a Sunday afternoon. Parking was near impossible but somehow we managed to get two parking spots after a while. The grounds and hiking are the best. There are different levels of challenging trails and our party tried them all! Would recommend going mid-week when parking would be easier.

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Phoenix, Arizona
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

If you're in the area you have to take the Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway and see the waterfalls. Multnomah is the largest and most crowded/touristy. There is also Bridal Veil and Latourell Falls which are not as crowded and so breathtakingly beautiful as well.

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Woodinville, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

There are numerous waterfall hikes in the same area without the tremendous crowds. The place was packed. From up above we could see that the interstate exit was backed up onto the interstate. If you do go, be sure to hike up to the top as the crowds definitely thin out, but go early in the morning and on a... More

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Battle Ground, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Visiting Multnomah Falls never gets old. Gorgeous views, great hikes and some real adventure for those who like to step off the beaten path. A definite DONT MISS for any friends and family not blessed to live close by!

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Wichita, Kansas
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38 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Multnomah Falls can get VERY busy...so it's best to get there as early as possible. Parking is limited and you might have to circle the lot a couple times to find an open spot - but it IS worth that wait and hassle. You can easily see the falls from the highway and base. There is a Gift Shop, Restrooms,... More

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