HORSETAIL AND PONYTAIL FALLS

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TRAIL DATA
Trail Name/No.: Horsetail and Ponytail Falls
Starting Temp: NR
Ending Temp: NR
Weather Conditions: Sunny
Mileage: approx. 2.5 mile loop
Elevation Gain: 440ft
Peak: NR
Visit Time: September 2016
Nearest City Marker: Gresham, Oregon

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Horsetail Falls (You will need a wide angle to capture this one!)
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Views of the Columbia River Gorge
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Along the trail
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Bridge crossing

TRAIL DESCRIPTION
Conveniently located off of highway 84, this loops is a great way to take in some vistas and waterfalls all in one. Starting at the parking lot itself is Horsetail Falls, a magnificent downpour or water with a nice stone seating area for relaxing and taking it in. continuing onto the Ponytail Falls trail with a brisk ascent you are soon led to a unique waterfall that spills over round rim that the trail actually goes under (you get to hike behind a waterfall!). The lush forest continues from there as sights of the beautiful Columbia River Gorge are can be seen. Crossing a sweet trail brigde takes you onward into the forest and eventually back out to the old highway to lead you back to the parking lot.

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