Meeting Location:

47100 W Mill Rd
Bridal Veil, OR 97010

For assistance while riding dial (541) 841-5341 to reach your host directly.

BIKE LOCK CODE: 23456

Starting the bike route:

Head East out of the Sasquatch Parking lot and turn right at the intersection to head West to Bridal Veil Falls.

Stop One

Bridal Veil Falls

Bridal Veil Falls (State Scenic Area)
Type: Tiered
Height: upper falls: 60–100 feet
lower falls 40–60 feet

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.

Scenic Overlook Trail (NO BIKES)
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. You may be ticketed by State Parks if you ride e-bikes on the path in the park.

Ride 1 mile to Sheppards Dell Falls. Park the Bikes on the shoulder of the road and lock together.

Stop Two

Sheppards Dell Falls

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 1.2 miles to Latourell Falls. Park bikes in bike rack centrally located on sidewalk.

Stop Three

Latourell Falls

Latourell Falls
Type: plunge
Height: 249 feet

Latourell Falls View Points
15 Minutes

Look for the trail closest to the bridge. 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.

Ride 2.5 Miles to the west to reach Crown Point/Vista House. This is a curvy hill so make sure you feel comfortable on the bike if you are going to the Vista House.

Stop Four

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.

Ride East 7.8 miles back to Wahkeena Falls and stop in for a fresh battery if you’re running low.

Stop Five

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

Next Stop: Ride .5 mile to Multnomah Falls and please park in the bike racks on the North (river) side of the road. Unfortunately the USFS banned e-bikes from where they put the bike rack.

Stop Six

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.

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.

Next Stop: Ride 2.5 miles to the East to Horsetail Falls

Stop Seven

Horsetail Falls / Pony Tail 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.

Upper Horsetail Falls
45 Minutes

Rating: Easy
Elevation Gain: 200+ feet
Distance: 1 mile round-trip
The trail from Horsetail Falls to Upper Horsetail Falls features views of the Columbia River Gorge. The trail enters a small box canyon and winds it’s way through a natural cave behind Ponytail Falls, a unique 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.

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