Hike 03
The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Latourell Falls Long Loop Hike
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Length: 2.15 mile loop
Elevation Change: 480' gain
Season: Year Round

Difficulty:    Moderate due to initial steep climb
Permit: Not Required
Features:


This hike is the longest in the Latourell Falls area.  One can follow the trail either clockwise or counterclockwise.  However you choose to hike this trail, use extreme caution as there are very steep cliffs and drop-offs along the area near the lower falls.  The trail meanders through forested areas to a smaller less imposing falls before returning to the parking area.  The hike takes you through a picnic area north of the Old Columbia River Highway.



Forget-me-not Wildflowers
Forget-me-not wildflowers are abundant in the spring

How to get there:

Traveling east on I-84, take Exit #28/Bridal Veil. Turn right on the Historic Columbia River Highway and travel west for approximately 3 miles to the parking lot on the left/south side of the road. There are bathroom facilities at this location.

Traveling west on I-84, take Exit #35/Ainsworth. Drive 11 miles west on the Historic Columbia River Highway to the parking lot on the left/south side of the road.


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