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Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge

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Address: Columbia Gorge, Hood River, OR
Phone Number: (541) 308-1700
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Great Stop

Very powerful falls, great as a stop on the drive. Apparently there is good hiking in the area. Would love to stop by again and do some hiking.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Very powerful falls, great as a stop on the drive. Apparently there is good hiking in the area. Would love to stop by again and do some hiking.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

For me this was one of the less spectacular falls along the highway. Worth a look, but if you're running short on time, not a must-do. The hiking around here is steep, but would be beautiful if you were prepared for it.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We had planned to go to Multnomah Falls but there was no parking. So instead we visited Horsetail and Ponytail Falls. A short hike but definitely pretty.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My wife and I were visiting our daughter and son-in-law in Portland, OR in late October and we visited this spot during a day trip with them. This is a very nice waterfall- and right off the main road. The water was almost milky white in appearance- very neat. This is well worth the time to stop, walk around and... More 

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Scappoose, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Fun place to visit, many stairs, so not handicap accessible. The service was friendly and spot-on. Nice that they are generous to let you taste their beer. Food was good, not exceptional.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

It was fun to walk under one of the falls. If you keep going a little ways past the water falls, there is a great lookout point a little further up the trail. Spectacular views of the river below.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

But I didn't give it the highest rating, only because the competition from Multnomah and Latourell Falls is just too great. It's still worth a stop and a photo, but it's too bad that you will encounter it after the two stars of the waterfall show on a drive up from Portland. Otherwise, you would be astonished and probably rate... More 

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Burgess Hill, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Travelled along the old route 30 and visited all the various waterfalls along the way. All were slightly different but this one wasn't crowded so it probably felt nicer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Access to a great view at the bottom of Horsetail Falls is just a quick walk from the parking lot across the street. This spot is a beautiful natural wonder and definitely worth the stop.

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Bremerton, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stopped at the Horsetail trail head after a long afternoon of hiking. The waterfall from the base is great and the spray was refreshing. We hiked the roughly 0.5 mi straight uphill to the upper horsetail falls. The trip is rough and quite a climb but totally with it as you went behind the falls and looked out. Very... More 

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