Pets allowed
Allowed
Elevation Gain
?
Trail type
There-and-back
Distance
1.30 mi (2.09 km)
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Just one of the many amazing waterfalls along the Historic Columbia River Highway, Bridal Veil Falls is a great stop while heading east from Oregon’s landmark Crown Point Vista House.  The .66-mile trail lined with thimbleberries doesn’t qualify as an extensive hike, but the series of succeeding cascades, totaling 120 feet, is quite impressive and certainly makes this state park a worthy stopping point. While driving on the historic highway, a visit to Bridal Veil Falls pairs well with a hike at Latourell Falls, Wahkeena Falls or even the heavily trafficked Multnomah Falls.

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Congestion

High

Parking Pass

Not Required

Pros

Just off of the Historic Columbia River Highway. Short access hike.

Cons

More of a roadside attraction than a hike.

Trailhead Elevation

130.00 ft (39.62 m)

Net Elevation Gain

100.00 ft (30.48 m)

Features

Waterfalls
Wildflowers

Location

Field Guide

Comments

11/22/2018
This is definitely worth the stop! The falls were amazing!
05/13/2018
As of 5-13-18, Bridal Veil is open but the Historic Columbia River Highway is closed from there to Dodson.

I chose to visit it for the first time on a hot Mother's Day Sunday. What was I thinking?

Anyway, the water ouzels were adorable.
10/11/2007
Definitely worth checking out in the autumn when the scene is filled with warm colors and there are plenty of leaves to kick.
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