Wahkeena Falls (photographer: Greg Lief)
Trail Description Driving Directions
Trail Alert, Sep 4, 2017: Trail closed due to Eagle Creek wildfire. https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5584/ | #eaglecreekfire
This beautiful trail starts by crossing a wooden bridge over Wahkeena Creek. Be sure to head right here; the trail to the left leads to Multnomah Falls. The trail climbs to a stone bridge at the base of Wahkeena Falls, where spray on the trail here is year-round. In the winter, this can get very icy. The trail then starts up a steep section, climbing about 400 feet in half a mile. At the top of this first climb, you'll crest a ridge. Follow the pavement out to the point, called Lemmon's Viewpoint. Return the route you ascended.
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- Type: Out and back
- Distance: 2.8 miles round trip
- Elevation Gain: 850 feet
- Difficulty: Easy
- Family Friendly: Yes
- Restrooms: Yes
- Trailhead Pass: No
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