Sahalie Falls Trail #667C
ElevationAscent: 722' 220 m
Descent: -100' -31 m
High: 5,179' 1,579 m
Low: 4,458' 1,359 m
GradeAvg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)
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“This makes a wonderful loop when combined with the Umbrella Falls Trail.”— Kathleen Walker
In order to do the 3.4 mile loop, head east on the Umbrella Falls #667. You reach Umbrella Falls after about 1/4 mile. Continue east for another 1/4 mile through forest openings to the Sahalie Falls Trail #667C junction on your right (south). Follow this trail as it descends towards East Fork of Hood River and Sahalie Falls. In less than a mile, you are above the river and from there, you parallel the river downstream towards the falls. There is a short very steep side trail off the main trail on your right towards the falls and the old highway. For photo shoots, the waterfalls is easier and safer to access from above the old highway.
Continue east through forest as the trail descends and crosses the old highway Forest Road 3545 twice with a crossing of Meadow Creek in between. The second crossing is at the Elk Park Trailhead which can be busy. The Sahalie Falls Trail picks up on the north end of the roadside parking lot. Continuing east, you begin climbing slightly and cross over four cross-country ski trail corridor openings. Just past the fourth opening, you reach the end of the Sahalie Falls Trail junction with the Umbrella Falls #667 on your left (west) and the beginning of the Elk Park Trail in front of you (northeast).
At this point, you can return to your vehicle on the Umbrella Falls #667 Trail or return on the Sahalie Falls Trail.
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