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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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Go in the later afternoon. The sun lights up the trees and falls perfectly. Parking is right across the street. You can even swim there if you want.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The series of falls to see, makes this one no less gorgeous. One of the first ones we viewed, but still one of the great ones you will remember.

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Farmington Hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Go in the later afternoon. The sun lights up the trees and falls perfectly. Parking is right across the street. You can even swim there if you want.

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COLLIERVILLE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Rating a waterfall is kind of silly. They are all pretty spectacular in my book. I just want to point out to anyone who had the same problem we did -- most books and online sites refer to Ponytail Falls as well as Horsetail Falls. You will never see a sign for Ponytail Falls at Horsetail, because they call it... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

There are so many beautiful falls in the gorge how can you pick the best one? You can't! Wish we had more time to hike some of the trails to the various falls.

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San Fernando, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This fall can be seen from the road. There is a small parking area across the road, which easily fills up on weekends and afternoons during the tourist season. With all the falls, try to go early in the day, or during the week to avoid not being able to find parking at any or all of the major waterfalls.

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Las Vegas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This waterfall is close to the road for easy viewing. Great trail with moderate switchbacks takes you up beyond Horsetail Falls, and then the trail takes you behind Ponytail Falls; and then a little farther to a great viewpoint.

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Metairie, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

If you hike to the upper falls, you can walk behind them. It is a fairly easy hike and a different view.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

There a several falls accessible from the stretch of scenic highway near here. There aren't the crowds here that you'll find at Multnomah Falls, but it is still a very beautiful place. The signage indicates the various distances to certain vantage points. We only hiked to the upper part of the falls, but you could hike all the way to... More 

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Millbury, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Nice waterfall that is right off the road. No hiking. Lots of spray from the falls as you can get right down to the pool at the bottom.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Aside from Niagara Falls, this was the first smaller fall I have seen up close and personal. I arrived on a party sunny, cool morning after taking Scenic Route 30. Parking is very limited. Be prepared to park on the side of the road. There were restrooms across the street by the parking lot. So after taking many pictures, I... More 

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Address: Columbia Gorge, Hood River, OR
Phone Number: (541) 308-1700
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Hood River

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