Attention Hikers: The bridge crossing the Oneonta Gorge on the 438 trail has a ONE PERSON load limit. Please cross with caution and only one at a time. This bridge is 1.3 miles from the Horsetail Falls Trailhead.
The trail begins at Horsetail Falls Trailhead, off the Historic Highway, and ends at Oneonta Trail #424. A fun family hike which takes you behind Ponytail Falls. Steep cliffs at some points.
At a Glance
The steel bridge crossing Oneonta Gorge on this trail is under a load limit of 1 person at a time.
Motor vehicles and bikes are prohibited. Fires not allowed within 200 feet of trail.
Cascade Locks, OR; Troutdale, OR
Horsetail Falls is located 2.75 miles east of Multnomah Falls on the Historic Columbia River Highway.
From Portland, OR: Travel east on Interstate 84 to Bridal Veil exit #28. Follow the off ramp to the intersection with the Historic Highway and turn left (east). Travel approximatly 6 miles to the parking area on the north side of the highway.
From Hood River, OR: Travel west on Interstate 84 to Ainsworth exit #35. Travel west on the Historic Highway approximately 1 mile to the parking area on its north side.