Lower Oneonta Falls ,Oregon, USA

Address -: Lower Oneonta Falls ,Columbia River Gorge, Multnomah County ,Oregon, USA

Lower Oneonta Falls is an enchantress – a 100-foot ribbon of white water plunging down a steep wall of dark volcanic rock draped in moss and ferns. Getting to this waterfall demands an off-trail adventure up Oneonta Gorge.Oneonta Gorge is one of the many wonders of the National Scenic Area. However, it isn't accessible by trail --the creek is the trail.
From Portland, take Interstate 84 east for 33 miles to exit 35, following a sign for Ainsworth State Park and Historic Highway. Bear right at the end of the offramp, heading west on a frontage road that immediately meets Historic Columbia River Highway. Turn left and drive 1.7 miles to a parking area at the trailhead, half a mile past the parking area for Horsetail Falls. A paved parking area is on the left, along with additional parking on the right.
From The Dalles, take Interstate 84 west for 50 miles to exit 35. At the end of the offramp, continue west on Historic Columbia River Highway. Drive 1.8 miles to the trailhead parking area for Oneonta Gorge.
Best time to visit -: Aug .- Oct. (should visit in weekdays to avoid crowed)
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