Tamanawas Falls Trail

Mount Hood National Forest, Oregon

Distance1.1mi
Elevation Gain555ft
Trailhead Elevation3,026ft
Top3,486ft
Elevation Min/Max3009/3486ft
Elevation Start/End3026/3026ft

Tamanawas Falls Trail

Tamanawas Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Hood River County, Oregon. It is within Mount Hood National Forest. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 3,026 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 555 feet. The trail ends near the Tamanawas Falls viewpoint. This trail connects with the following: East Fork Trail #650.

Tamanawas Falls Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"As Cold Spring Creek flows away from the eastern side of Mount Hood, it tumbles over a 125-foot cliff to form a thundering wall of water known as Tamanawas Falls."

"This is a classic falls in a dramatic setting at the end of an easy, beautiful hike that’s perfectly suited for a family outing. Tamanawas (pronounced ta-MAH-na-was) is a Chinook word for a friendly guardian spirit, and it’s an appropriate name for this easy, pleasant hike."

"This singletrack route crosses the East Fork of Hood River, parallels bouldery Cold Spring Creek, and takes you to the magnificent cascade of Tamanawas Falls. Bridge crossings. This trail takes you through the cool, watery world of the Hood River Basin, filled with towering Douglas fir trees, mossy creeks, and the splashing coolness of Tamanawas Falls."

"This easy hike leads to a surprisingly spectacular waterfall. Much of the trail follows scenic Cold Spring Creek, allowing for easy cooling. You can also extend your hike all the way to Elk Meadows."

Tamanawas Falls Trail Reviews

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Beautiful falls, nice hike. The hike info isn’t as stated. 1.8 miles from trail head to the falls. 3.6 miles return.
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Trail Information

Mount Hood National Forest
Nearby City
Mount Hood National Forest
Parks
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
Waterfalls
Features
Hood River Ranger District, (541) 352-6002
Local Contacts
DeLorme Atlas & Gazetteer Oregon, page 30, B5
Local Maps

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Sep 2018