Fairy Falls | Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

Resting Bench next to Fairy Falls along Wahkeena Creek Hiking Trail in Summer - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area - Portland, Oregon State, USA | SAM TSAI . COM

July 9, 2012: Fairy Falls appears small in distance, but wait till you stand right under it!!!


Fairy Falls is a very beautiful waterfalls in Multnomah Falls National Park. The waterfalls is located next to the hiking trail, so hikers can stand under the falls for some cool splashes!

There are many deciduous trees next to Fairy Falls, so the scenery will be even more amazing in autumn season with all kinds of red, yellow, orange colors. This location can potentially be a venue for wedding photography, as long as you’re not afraid of sweating under your wedding dresses. Even though the hiking trail is only 1.2 miles from trailhead parking lot to Fairy Falls, the trail does gain quite a bit of elevation along the entire hike. Check out Fairy Falls Hiking Trail.

Standing Under Fairy Falls along Wahkeena Creek Hiking Trail in Summer - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area - Multnomah County, Oregon State, United States of America | SAMTSAI.COM

July 9, 2012: Stand underneath Fairy Falls for some cool splashes after uphill hiking on a hot day.

This Location is a Great Venue for Portrait and Wedding Photography at Fairy Falls along Wahkeena Creek Hiking Trail in Summer - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area - Portland, Oregon State, USA | SAM TSAI . COM

July 9, 2012: Very scenic. This location can be a great venue for portrait and wedding photography.

Standing Under Fairy Falls along Wahkeena Creek Hiking Trail in Summer - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area - Multnomah County, Oregon State, United States of America | SAMTSAI.COM

July 9, 2012: Love those small cascades of Fairy Falls. Simply amazing. :D

This Location is a Great Venue for Portrait and Wedding Photography at Fairy Falls along Wahkeena Creek Hiking Trail in Summer - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area - Portland, Oregon State, USA | SAM TSAI . COM

July 9, 2012: Do NOT, under any circumstance, forget to bring your camera!!! Besides the waterfalls, the entire Fairy Falls Trail is very beautiful.

Standing Under Fairy Falls along Wahkeena Creek Hiking Trail in Summer - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area - Multnomah County, Oregon State, USA | SAMTSAI.COM

July 9, 2012: See those deciduous trees and giant ferns beside Fairy Falls? This waterfalls can be very colorful during autumn season.



This Location is a Great Venue for Portrait and Wedding Photography at Fairy Falls along Wahkeena Creek Hiking Trail in Summer - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area - Portland, Oregon State, USA | SAM TSAI . COM

July 9, 2012: A foot bridge right next to Fairy Falls on this hiking trail.

Small Waterfalls Downstream Fairy Falls along Wahkeena Creek Hiking Trail in Summer - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area - Multnomah County, Oregon State, USA | SAMTSAI.COM

July 9, 2012: A small waterfall of numerous cascades downstream Fairy Falls.

Small Waterfalls Downstream Fairy Falls along Wahkeena Creek Hiking Trail in Summer - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area - Portland, Oregon State, USA | SAM TSAI . COM

July 9, 2012: A hiker's bridge above yet another small waterfalls.

Small Waterfalls Downstream Fairy Falls along Wahkeena Creek Hiking Trail in Summer - Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area - Multnomah County, Oregon State, USA | SAMTSAI.COM

July 9, 2012: More small waterfalls along this trail.

Hiking Trail Map & Driving Direction

Traveling east on Columbia River Interstate Highway 84 from Portland, take Exit 28. At the furcation, continue east along Historic Columbia River Highway to Wahkeena Picnic Area / Parking Lot. Hike 0.4 mile to Wahkeena Falls, and then continue for another 0.5 mile to Lemmons Viewpoint. Fairy Falls is only 0.3 mile further up Lemmons Viewpoint.

Download: Multnomah Falls Hiking Trail Map

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