Corbett, Oregon

Explore Latourell Falls

2.4 Miles Total - 520 ft gain - Loop Trail

Originally added by Michael Matti

Take a short walk to the base of the falls, where there is a small pool, so you can get up very close. If you want to stretch your legs, take the 2.4 mile loop to the top of Latourell Falls.

Latourell Falls is a beautiful and unique waterfall in the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon. This amazing waterfall is just a few hundred yards from the road and parking lot. Once you park, there is a viewpoint for the falls that is straight ahead.

The view from there isn't that great compared to what you will find if you take the short trail that starts near the bridge and goes to the base of the falls. The trail is really short, only a few hundred yards. You can do some exploring once you reach the falls and go behind the falls if you wish. Latourell Falls has an unusually small pool that it drops into so you can actually walk right up to the edge of the falls for an epic photo op. Be warned though, you will get soaked.

Read More

Tags

Photography
Hiking
Bathrooms
Dog Friendly
Scenic
Waterfall

Reviews

Leave a Review

Overall rating: 

Easy and fun!

An easy and quick hike to a waterfall that is family and dog friendly! I’d recommend bringing some paw covers for your dog it can get a little scramble

Great for a quick stop or an easy hike

Latourell’s lower falls are towering and stunning and worth a simple quick stop to see. The hike really makes the trip worth it, it’s short and relatively easy but features an up close experience with another waterfall and a few great views of the gorge!

Love!

We were looking for a quick stop for good pictures on our way out to Oregon, and this was perfect one for quick and skipping crowds. I would have loved to to the hike, but we didn’t have time! We went late November, it was a bit cold but very work it. We hopped off trail to take pictures and go on the other side of the waterfall. Epic for a small walk and less people to deal with!

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

Stay Nearby

Cascade Locks, Oregon

Eagle Creek Overlook Grp Site

Overview Eagle Creek Overlook Group Site is set on a forested bluff above the Columbia River, providing an ideal setting for family gatherings and group events.Developed by the Civilian Conservatio...

Mount Hood Village, Oregon

Wildwood Recreation Site

Overview Wildwood Recreation Site is located along the Mount Hood Scenic Byway near the town of Welches, Oregon. Mount Hood, Oregon's tallest mountain, beckons travelers through a forested corridor...

Cascade Locks, Oregon

Cascade Locks / Portland East KOA

Lakeshore Trail #656

Lost Lake Resort And Campground

Overview Lost Lake Campground is couched between beautiful Lost Lake and Mount Hood. From Lost Lake Butte, the valley view is breathtaking, and from the viewpoint, guests can revel in the most maj...

Nearby Adventures

  • Photograph Shepperd's Dell Waterfall

    There isn't a parking lot for this waterfall unlike many others along the gorge, however there is a large amount of room to pull off beside the sign on the side of the road.This waterfall is perfect for those who are looking for something scenic a...

  • Night Sky Shooting at Vista House

    The Vista House located in the Columbia River Gorge offers those looking to photograph the night sky without traveling long distance from Portland the opportunity to do so. Vista House is just far enough away from Portland's light pollution to al...

  • Climb Rooster Rock

    Head to Rooster Rock State Park off exit 25 on I-84 E in the Columbia River Gorge. Park at the west end of the park.There are multiple paths at the west end of the park heading south to I-84. If you go too far west, you will hit water. Pick one of...

  • Hike the Devil's Rest-Wahkeena Falls Loop

    This loop takes advantage of the western Columbia River Gorge's vast network of trails - hidden behind the roadside waterfalls - to allow you to visit several popular attractions without fighting traffic along the historic highway. All told, the l...

    9 miles 2100 ft gain