Sahalie Falls Trail #667C

This trail is on the southeast side of Mount Hood and passes Sahalie Falls. The trail wanders through meadows, open woods and fir and hemlock forests.

The trail starts at its west junction with Umbrella Falls Trail #667, heads southeast to Sahalie Falls on the East Fork Hood River, then turns northeast and ends at its west junction with Umbrella Falls Trail #667. Access this trail from Mt. Hood Meadows Road (5,200’) on the east side of the road, approximately 0.25 mile south of the Mt. Hood Meadows Lodge parking area. Follow the trail north 0.25 mile to Umbrella Falls (5,250’). Continue past the falls 0.25 mile to the first junction with Sahalie Falls Trail #667C (5,200’). Turn right (southeast) on Sahalie Falls Trail #667C. The trail crosses Meadows Creek, over wooden bridges, three different times in the first mile. After the third crossing, continue southeast along the canyon rim down to the viewpoint for Sahalie Falls (4,650’). Be careful around the falls – the area is very exposed at times. From Sahalie Falls, continue downhill east-northeast to Forest Road 3545. Continue 0.1 mile across Forest Road 3545 and Meadows Creek to another trailhead for this trail (4,460’). The trail climbs slightly 0.4 mile to its east junction with Umbrella Falls Trail #667 and the end of the trail.  Hikers can return on this trail or take Umbrella Falls Trail #667 1.9 miles back to the Umbrella Falls Trail #667 trailhead at Mt. Hood Meadows Road.   

Link to Trail Description and Map (PDF File)

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Cleared of fallen trees as of 6/22/23.
Open Season: May
Best Season: Summer/Fall
Closest Towns: Hood River, OR
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood River Ranger District: (541) 352-6002

General Information


From Portland, OR - This trail is best reached from Umbrella Falls Trail #667 starting at Mount Hood Meadows Road (Forest Road 3550).  To reach the trail from Mount Hood Meadows Road from Portland, travel approximately 31 miles east of Sandy on US Hwy 26 to the intersection with Oregon Hwy 35.  Turn north onto Oregon Hwy 35 and travel 6.4 miles to Mount Hood Meadows Road (Bennett Pass Road/Forest Road 3555).  Turn right onto Mount Hood Meadows Road, approximately 0.5 mile southwest of milepost 64, and follow it north 1.5 miles toward Mount Hood Meadows Lodge.  The poorly marked trailhead is on the east side of the road approximately 0.25 mile south of the Mount Hood Meadows Lodge parking area. Follow Umbrella Falls Trail #667 east for 0.5 mile to the junction with this trail.


See also: Elk Meadows Trailhead


Mountain Biking

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Day Hiking

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
2.1 miles

  Elevation : 
4500' - 5100'