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Wahkeena Falls

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Address: Columbia River Highway, Troutdale, OR
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Worth the hike

The hike is about a mile but we went a few days after a storm and the trail was difficult for some of the wedding party. Lots of mud, rock and fallen trees to climb over and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
San Marcos, California
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San Marcos, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hike is about a mile but we went a few days after a storm and the trail was difficult for some of the wedding party. Lots of mud, rock and fallen trees to climb over and around. But the falls is very cool definitely worth the trek.

Thank JimmyJackk
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Such a peaceful place. My partner and I hiked all the way to the top to find halfway a bridge looking directly at the waterfall and mist covering our bodies. Once at the top it was a perfect view looking down at the Columbia River and all its tributaries.

Thank Jonathan R
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

My friend and I were in Portland for a few days so we took an Uber out to Wahkeena falls and it was worth it! It's gorgeous and not crowded so you get lots of space for photos. We took the short hike from Wahkeena to Multnomah falls. Multnomah was gorgeous as well but more crowded than Wahkeena. I would... More 

Thank Kelsey W
Dallas, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This hike is pretty short to get right up to the base of the falls and the pathway is paved. The parking lot is small but we didn't have any issue with parking.

Thank mr_hand
Kirkland, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Beautiful waterfall along the river. Plenty of places to park. Really short viewing so there are always spots opening up. Great day trip if you're in the area. Make sure to visit all of the falls along the road.

Thank Hannah K
Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

The first falls on the Columbia River highway coming from Troutdale. It is a single drop falls and is an easy walk from the parking area. There is a trail from here to the larger Multnomah falls which is about a mile down the highway. Worth a short stop. Hope this helps.

Thank Howard P
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

we loved this waterfall because you could get really close to the spray and get wet. The hike up was not bad.

Thank travellerfromatown
Grants Pass, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

How can you describe the smells, sounds and the incredible sight of these falls. If you are in the Northwest you really need to make a point of visiting all the falls along the Columbia River Gorge!

Thank rogueriverturtle
Kimberly, Idaho
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our daughter just got married in front of these falls last Monday. The falls are beautiful and the picnic shelter is beautiful and was perfect for the wedding. It has a fire place inside which was good, because last weekend it was cold, but it was such a beautiful place.

Thank eaglestar1
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

If this is confusing, it's on the same trail loop as Multnomah falls which you can see reviews for. Any questions, be sure to go to the visitor center and have them answer your questions. They will highlight a printed map which is super helpful to keep on trail.

Thank Breana M

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