Meeting Location:

Guy W Talbot State Park

Navigate to our Meeting Point with Google Maps

42746 NE Latourell Rd, Corbett, OR 97019

*Do not use Apple Maps, turn off the Scenic Byway onto Latourell Road

From the meeting point ride up NE Latourell Road and turn left onto the Scenic Byway. Cross the bridge and park in the bike rack in the Latourell Falls parking lot.

Stop One

Latourell Falls

Latourell Falls
Type: plunge
Height: 249 feet

Latourell Falls View Points
15 Minutes

Guests may enjoy a short walk on a gradual gravel surface trail to the base of Latourell Falls. Allow 15 minutes round-trip. There is also a longer figure eight loop to the base of the Falls and continuing along Latourell Creek and then returning across the Latourell Bridge. Allow 25 minutes for this longer loop. Consult the trail map at the kiosk.

Upper Latourell Falls Loop
2 Hours

Rating: Easy
Elevation Gain: 300+ feet
Distance: 2+ miles round-trip
A loop trail that features upper Latourell Falls in addition to the lower falls. The upper falls is unique in the way it is split midway through its drop by basalt flows. Two viewpoints with benches feature panoramic Gorge views.

Ride East 1.2 miles to Shepperds Dell, park in shoulder and lock bikes together.

Stop Two

Shepperds Dell

Sheppards Dell Falls
Type: tiered
Height: upper falls 35–50 feet;
lower falls 40–60 feet

The two tiers of this falls can be seen from the bridge crossing at Sheppards Dell State Park. The lower falls is a horsetail formation and the upper falls is a plunge formation.

From the bridge you’ll see the original Sheppards dairy farm which was homesteaded and then donated to the state for the park you’re standing in.

Ride East 1 mile to Bridal Veil Falls, park in bike rack by the bathroom.

Stop Three

Bridal Veil Falls

Bridal Veil Falls
Type: Tiered
Height: upper falls: 60–100 feet
lower falls 40–60 feet

Scenic Overlook Trail
15 Minutes

A level trail to the Pillars of Hercules is paved and features views of the basalt pillars that make up the formation. The rock formations can be enjoyed as an alternate or addition to the hike to Bridal Veil Falls.

Bridal Veil Falls (Must Do)
30 Minutes

The trail to Bridal Veil Falls descends to the base of the falls where a viewing platform allows great views of the upper and lower portion of the falls.

Ride East 3.2 miles to Wahkeena Falls. Lock bikes to black fence in shuttle loading zone. Do not block the loading zone.

Stop Four

Wahkeena Falls

Wahkeena Falls
Type: tiered
Height: 242 feet

Bridge at Base of Wahkeena Falls
30 Minutes

A short hike to the bridge at the base of Wahkeena Falls is an option that provides beautiful views. The elevation gain is 150 feet and the mostly paved trail passes through a beautiful burned forest

Wahkeena Falls Trail
3 Hours

Rating: Moderate
Elevation Gain: 1000+
Distance: 5+ miles round-trip
This trail leads to a bridge at the base of Wahkeena Falls before it begins a steeper ascent to the first plateau. You will pass Fairy Falls en route. Connecting trails above Fairy Falls allow various options. A loop with Gorge views can be accessed to the left at the first trail split. The trail to Angels Rest will split to the right further up. A split at the top of the loop provides connections to the Devils Rest trail and the Multnomah Falls trail. Follow trail signs at each junction to keep track of where you are. The signs all show segment distances.

Ride East .5 mile to Multnomah Falls. Insert rear wheel into bike rack located in front of the lodge.

Stop Five

Multnomah Falls

Multnomah Falls
Type: plunge
Height: 620 feet

Benson Footbridge
20 Minutes

This landmark bridge at the base of the upper falls is iconic and can be accessed by a gradual and paved trail from the lodge. This trail passes the viewpoint of the lower falls and is accessible to all.

Top of Multnomah Falls
2 Hours

The longer ascent to the top of Multnomah Falls will take you through a series of grueling switchbacks. The upper portion features sweeping views of the Gorge. A platform overhanging the top of the falls is accessible from this trail. You may also continue above the trail split to access the connecting trail to Wahkeena Falls.

Multnomah Falls Lodge

The main level includes the Forest Service information center, a large gift shop and restroom facilities. The lower level includes kiosks for snacks and drinks, the upper level includes a restaurant.

Ride East 2.9 miles to Horestail Falls. Lean the bikes on the big tree next to the trail map and lock the bikes to each other via the frame (vs the wheel)

Stop Six

Horsetail Falls

Horsetail Falls
Type: Horsetail
Height: 176 feet

View of Horsetail Falls
10 Minutes

Named for its characteristic form, Horsetail Falls plunges 176 feet within view of the Historic Columbia River Highway’s “Waterfall Corridor.” Just east of the falls is a great picnic spot to enjoy the beauty of the surrounding area.

Pony Tail Falls
45 Minutes

Rating: Easy
Elevation Gain: 200+ feet
Distance: 1 mile round-trip
The trail from Horsetail Falls to Ponytail Falls allows for many views of the Columbia River and Gorge. The trail enters a small box canyon and leads through a natural cave behind Ponytail Falls, a great experience.

Oneonta Gorge
1.5 Hours

Rating: Moderate
Elevation Gain: 1437 feet
Distance: 2.55 miles round-trip
The trail from Horsetail Falls to Ponytail Falls allows for many views of the Columbia River and Gorge. The trail enters a small box canyon and leads through a natural cave behind Ponytail Falls, a great experience. Continue past Pony Tail Falls to Oneonta Falls and continue to make right turns to return to the Scenic Byway. Follow the Scenic Byway East to return to your bikes at Horsetail Falls

Ride West 10.8 miles to the Crown Point Vista House.

Stop Seven

Crown Point Vista House

Crown Point Vista House
45 Minutes

This stop features panoramic views of the Columbia River Gorge both east and west. The historic structure is a visitor center staffed by volunteers. The upper deck is open for viewing the Gorge when the weather is good. The main floor includes panels with information and photos about the historic highway. The lower level features a small but
interesting museum, gift shop, concessions and washroom facilities.
This is a recommended layover option for guests starting their tour at Multnomah Falls.

Ride East 2.4 miles to Ebike Multnomah Falls