Wahkeena Trail #420

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Fairy falls

The 2.8 mile Wahkeena Trail offers beautiful scenery and multiple loop opportunities. It provides access to Vista Point Trail #419, Angel's Rest Trail #415, Larch Mountain Trail #441 and Devil's Rest Trail #420C.

Attractions include an historic stone arch bridge, Wahkeena Falls and Fairy Falls (pictured).

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/24/2015: We have reports of downed trees at Eagle Creek, Wahkeena – Multnomah Falls loop, Herman Creek and the Pacific Crest Trails. Please recreate safely. Report conditions: (541) 308-1700.
Fees No fee
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Motor vehicles and bikes are prohibited. Fires not allowed within 200 feet of trail.
Closest Towns: Troutdale, OR
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

General Information


Wahkeena Falls Day Use/Picnic Area/Trailhead is 0.5 miles west of Multnomah Falls along the Historic Highway.



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Day Hiking

For a full day of hiking head up to Devil's Rest, a 7.3 mile round trip hike.  Or travel as far along the trail as you feel comfortable. 

Areas for Day Hiking at Wahkeena Trail #420


Wahkeena Trail intersects several other trails, which can be combined to provide several different backpacking experiences.  Please consult a good, up to date map when planning backpacking trips. 

Nature Viewing

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Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
2.8 miles

  Elevation : 
80' - 1800'