Latourell Falls Loop Trail, Columbia River Gorge, Oregon
About Latourell Fall Loop trail
Latourell Falls Loop Trail is a popular trail near Portland, Oregon. The hike travels an easy trail to a waterfall overlook.
This is a great hike for family’s with small children as it’s short and easy to access. Also for visitors wanting a quick jaunt into the woods to see a waterfall.
Latourell Falls is on the Oregon side of the Columbia Gorge on the Columbia River.
This is a 2.4 mile loop.
Start and end point
The start and end points meet at the parking lot for this trail.
Approx. 625 ft.
It could be possible to use a stroller or other wheeled chair.
The trail alternates between a paved path and a packed dirt trail.
This is a popular hike, so arrive early to find parking in the small parking lot. If the lot is full there are places along the highway that you can park on the side of the road.
There are restrooms at the trailhead.
Why head to the Latourell Falls Loop trail?
This is a nice quick trail for those wanting something easy and beautiful. The greenery in Spring is vibrant and the waterfall is well supplied as the weather gets warmer.
Make it a day
There are lots of food cart pods throughout Portland that makes a great stop for lunch or dinner after doing this hike.
Visit the Prost! Marketplace facebook page for one location that has around ten different food carts.