Latourell Falls

  • Easy
  • 2.3-mile loop
  • 600 feet elevation gain
  • Open all year

Closest to Portland of the Columbia Gorge’s great waterfalls, Lower Latourell Falls plunges 249 feet over the lip of an eroded lava flow. An easy 2.3-mile loop trail climbs to the top of the falls, continues to a secluded, 100-foot upper falls, and returns by way of a picnic area.

From Portland take …

Start on the broad paved path leading …

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Northwest Oregon & Southwest Washington.