Entries from 'Waterfalls'

Wahkeena Falls Hike

Often times in spring the green of the leaves and water gives a feel of being in the tropics.  The lush colors here are supplemented by mists and fogs that pass through the Gorge quicker than the traffic on I-84.  Often trains rumble past the wayside but they too turn to distant echoes the farther…

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Wachlella Falls Hike

The hike to Wachlella Falls is one that you need to do if you are a Portland hiker, trail walker visiting form afar, or just a waterfall enthusiast looking for a beautiful walk int he woods.   The hike is a 2 mile out-and-back style jaunt that follows a slight 200 foot elevation gain up…

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Fairy Falls

Fairy Falls is a 20-foot high waterfall above Wahkenna Falls just off  Historic Columbia River Highway in the Columbia River Gorge.  It is a few minute drive from Multnomah Falls and is a great, short, scenic hike in deep woods. The trail starts at the Wahkeena Falls hiking trail and follows up the same hike to…

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Wachlella Falls

This two-teired waterfall is one of the most impressive in the Columbia River Gorge. The trail passes large moss-covered boulders and  deep vegetation.  The falls are not far from the road and a short hike in will bring you to the viewing point. About 1.7 miles round trip will take you tot he falls and…

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