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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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Another beautiful Falls along the Historic Highway

This is a very easily accessible location. You could even just stop for a few peaceful moments beside the water on your way somewhere else. The falls are beautiful, calming and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Creekstone4505
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Ellenton, Florida
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Ellenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very easily accessible location. You could even just stop for a few peaceful moments beside the water on your way somewhere else. The falls are beautiful, calming and serene. You can walk right down and sit beside the pool. Love it.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I tried to stop at Horsetail Falls (approximately mile marker 33) during our Historic Columbia River Road tour on a Sunday afternoon. Horsetail Falls is 176 feet tall. The road and parking lots were packed and people were everywhere. It was a mess. We finally got out of the traffic and returned the next morning in the... More 

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Marysville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These falls are beautiful and they are right next to the road. Parking was easy and you can walk right down to the pool.

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Riverview, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Viewing falls doesn't get easier than this one. It's right next to the highway. Parking can be difficult at busy times.

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Portland, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried to go yesterday, on Saturday. we took the scenic old highway to the Vista House; it was packed; there were 2 big tour buses; no parking, but we finally got a spot. The view was wonderful. We got back on the old highway, and each of the waterfalls on the way to Multnomah Falls were totally packed; no... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This waterfall can come up pretty suddenly if you aren't expecting it, as it is right off of the road! A must see for sure as you can walk right underneath the falls.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These falls are perfect for families who want to picnic at the base of the falls in a safe pool/stream. You can sit on the rocks and have your kids wade in the shallow waters. We sat by the falls and felt like we were the only ones there. Parking lot is right across the street but be very careful... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Horsetail means that the water hits close to the rock wall and splays out. This is not large, but worth a quick photo stop.

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north carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hiked horsetail for the entire loop because we wanted to see pony tail falls which one can walk under. if I did it again I would probably turn back at pony tail since there are no more falls on the loop and we had Lots of other places we wanted to see.

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Fair Hill, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This falls is very easy to access, finding parking is probably the biggest challenge but it's worth it. Interesting point for this falls is u can stand by it leaning back w/ your mouth open and someone taking your photo can get it looking like you are swallowing the falls.

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