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Horsetail Falls Trailhead

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Horsetail Falls Trailhead (Steve Hart)


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Fees and Regulations

  • Do not leave any item of value/interest in your car. This is a well visited car clout trailhead.

Driving Directions

Drive I-84 east to Exit 35 for the Historic Highway and Ainsworth State Park.

Where the exit lane splits, bear right for Multnomah Falls and Ainsworth State Park. Travel 0.2 miles to a Stop sign and turn left for Ainsworth State Park and Multnomah Falls.

Drive west on the Historic Highway for 1.2 miles and turn right into the parking area for Horsetail Falls.

Alternatives to Driving

  • The services below run between Memorial Day and Labor Day:
  • Sasquatch Shuttle (starting at Troutdale or Bridal Veil) stops at several Gorge trailheads between the Portland Women's Forum and Horsetail Falls.
  • The Waterfall Trolley runs between Corbett and Ainsworth, stopping at the key trailheads along the way.


Oregon Hikers Field Guide is built as a collaborative effort by its user community. While we make every effort to fact-check, information found here should be considered anecdotal. You should cross-check against other references before planning a hike. Trail routing and conditions are subject to change. Please contact us if you notice errors on this page.

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