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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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Good beer and food with a great view of wind and kite boarders

This is a good place to take friends and family for a bite and a beer. The restaurant is up several stairs, so if you're mobile it's a nice spot.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This is a good place to take friends and family for a bite and a beer. The restaurant is up several stairs, so if you're mobile it's a nice spot.

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GIG HARBOR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Driving along scenic highway 30 this was our first stop. Finding parking can be tricky but the view is worth it. Grab your camera and start clicking.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Horsetail Falls was probably the easiest for us senior citizens to view; no hiking or climbing involved to see it. We needed to save our energy to get up to the bridge at Multnomah Falls.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

That's how close it is by the roadside. Or park the car and walk across the road up close to the falls. Free of charge. Beautiful. Photo from one side captures the entire falls from top to bottom. Quite a drop fro. The top. Impressive. This area has so many waterfalls. Also very accessible for older people, invalid or wheelchair... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The falls when it is full looks like a horse's tail. It is on the old Columbia Highway, but you can see it from the freeway.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

It is a very quick drive off of the interstate and well worth the detour. It is amazing to see. You can see it from the walk-up level of this are, but there are also many trails where you can hike higher and higher up the ridge to get different views. The hike up to the bridge that crosses the... More 

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Port Moody, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We parked near the trail head of trail 424, walked up and east on 424/400 , crossed the lovely bridge and walked under ponytail falls and finished the loop on the road via trail 438. So many lovely, impressive waterfalls on the hike, and some breath taking viewpoints. Nature at its best. Walked with kids tweens aged. Two hours of... More 

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Monroe Twp., NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We had planned to stop at Multnomah Falls but both the parking lot and sides of the roads were packed with cars. Horsetail Falls are located a short distance east on the Historic Columbia Highway and worth a stop. It is visible from the road.

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Solana Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

When you pull up to this fall, you think it is only this fall. Park your car, get your shoes on and do the whole loop---it is SO worth it! There are so many different amazing falls---even one you can hike under----my kids, age 8 and 12 where in awe---so fun and not too extreme!

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Horsetail Falls is really picturesque and right on the side of the Historic Highway. Nice for a short stop while on your tour of amazing Oregon waterfalls! Bring your camera!

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