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Tamanawas Falls

06/22/2016 | Government Camp, Hiking, Mt Hood Territory, Recreation, Waterfalls

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Come enjoy the beautiful views of hiking Mt Hood, and climb the trail leading to Tamanawas Falls. Cross log bridges, follow creeks and enjoy the beautiful forestry surrounding the mountain.

There are basically two approaches to Tamanawas Falls. This hike begins at the Tamanawas Falls Trail head along highway 35. After crossing the East Fork of the Hood River, turn right on Trail #650 and follow the river for about a half mile. Then the trail takes a sharp left turn on the point of a cliff with a great view and heads into the Cold Spring Creek Canyon. Soon you intersect Trail #650A which is directly ahead of you as Trail #650 makes a sharp right and continues on its way to the Polallie Trail head.

You now continue upstream and cross a fine log bridge across Cold Spring Creek. The trail follows the creek literally all the way to Tamanawas Falls. However, about a quarter mile before the falls you intersect Trail #650B which takes to over a ridge to the Polallie Trail head. Because of a bridge washout, you must continue across a rather shabby trail for a couple hundred feet before regaining the original trail which takes you around a couple bends and to Tamanawas Falls.

Mt Hood has many incredible hikes with wonderful views and things to see. Click the link to read more about Tamanawas Falls and view a map.

Discover more attractions, events and activities you wont want to miss-out on while visiting: Mt Hood Territory. Dont forget to visit Mt Hood Territory Chamber Of Commerce for more information about the regions attractions and lodging before your trip to Mt Hood.

 

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