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One of the beautiful places on earth equal to Yosemite in California is the Columbia Gorge. On the Oregon side of the Columbia River only 45 minutes east of Portland is the crown jewel of the Columbia Gorge, Multnomah Falls. It is breathtaking and an...More
Waterfall as such looks normal, but the bridge in between 2 tiers adds the beauty. I definitely recommend this place. parking lot is accessible to freeway and a small walk from there. And its free parking. Needs a small hike to go the bridge
I spend New Years Day visiting these amazing falls when friends were here from out of town. The falls were huge and roaring with a ton of water.
A Perfect photo day !
The falls are just a few miles away from Portland, easy access...More
Multnomah Falls is among the most beautiful natural sites I’ve visited in North America. This gushing beauty is one of many gems of the Columbia River Gorge. It is a tiered waterfall (2 drops), the longest drop is the one seen in this video (542...More
Perhaps it was the overhype of everyone recommending the falls. Perhaps it was the prior year's Eagle Creek Fire that's closed off the upper part of the trails. But is it weird that despite it's natural beauty, I found the spot to be a bit...More
This is yet another beautiful natural location that is absolutely crushed by the amount of visitors it gets. The falls are awesome & worth a visit but be prepared. Get there early, otherwise you will be waiting in a line of cars on the road...More
Response from ChicagoGal13 | Reviewed this property |
I was last at Multnomah Falls in September 2018. The Fire damage is extensive in the upper Falls, there is fencing to prevent loose debris from falling and the trails are closed. The Falls are still beautiful and worth the... More
I was last at Multnomah Falls in September 2018. The Fire damage is extensive in the upper Falls, there is fencing to prevent loose debris from falling and the trails are closed. The Falls are still beautiful and worth the trip! There is a gift shop and several opportunities for some great pictures. We were there on a Sunday and had to park far away and take a shuttle. Still worth it!!
Response from Michelle56_13 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes, the falls are right off of the highway. There is a parking lot and then you walk under the highway to go to the falls. There is no gate or anything to block you. You can walk to an observation point close to the... More
Hi, Yes, the falls are right off of the highway. There is a parking lot and then you walk under the highway to go to the falls. There is no gate or anything to block you. You can walk to an observation point close to the falls which is also next to the Multnomah Lodge. The falls are beautiful and worth seeing.
There was a terrible "Eagle Creek" fire in 2017. Much of the woods in this area burned and most trails are closed until later this year. The closures are for safety and also to allow time to repair them. I don't believe that you can go on the bridge (that is right in front of the falls) right now, but I could be wrong about this. I went a month ago (June) and the bridge was still closed. It closed because the trail that goes to the bridge was closed.
I would call Multnomah Lodge and ask them about the bridge.
Happy Travels, Michelle
Road trip from California to Oregon - please advice!! (5 Replies)
We are planning a road trip from Fremont,CA to Oregon in the next 2 weeks and would like to see Mt. Shasta ,Crater Lake,Multnomah Falls. I realize the drive from Crater Lake to Multnomah Falls is probably about 5-6 hours. Is this a doable itinerary in 7 days? If not, how many days do we need? I also want to take my 11 year old on a jet boat tour on the Rogue River and sand buggy tours in Florence but not sure where and when can I fit those activities into our trip. Would greatly...More
July 25, 2018|
I would go up 101 through the redwoods to Gold Beach (jetboat into the Rogue River Wilderness), continue to Florence (dunes), then to Cape Perpetua and Newport (aquarium). Then to Portland and Multnomah Falls. Then head straight south on I-5 past Mt. Shasta. Skip Crater Lake if smoke from fires is affecting visibility (and health). If you like this rough itinerary we can help you fine tune it.
Thanksgiving 2011 in Portland - What to Do?! (14 Replies)
Hi, I moved to Portland, OR this past January with my two little boys and husband. As such, we haven't experienced the holidays yet in this town. My family (brothers, sis-in-law, niece (6), nephew (10) & mom (75)) is thinking about visiting us for the holiday. What is there to do around town during that weekend? It will be cold and rainy, right? The coast or Multnomah Falls will probably not be a good idea then...any help is appreciated! I want to get them out of the house and show them...More
September 12, 2011|
I have 2 kids in the portland area so have stayed in Beaverton for the last two thanksgivings....yes, it is cold and rainy...what to do? I would recommend a catered meal from Whole Foods or Safeway for thanksgiving day. Then if you are into shopping, go to Woodburn outlet malls starting at 7pm. at midnite head to washington square then at 4am head to kohls? enough shopping for black friday? hit the movies and then take in all of the wonderful wineries in the willamette valley!! there are wine...More
I-84 shut between Hood River and Multnomah Falls due to fire (27 Replies)
Just saw this online. For all wanna-be hikers, please take note. Big east winds picking up. :(
September 04, 2017|
I hope everyone affected is safe. We are currently in Portland and due to leave for CRG and Hood River on Wednesday and then continuing on to Astoria via Mt Hood on Thursday. I assume we need to change our plans asap and stay away from the historic highway and Mt Hood? Or is it still possible to see Mt Hood?