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    Little Zig Zag Falls Hike

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    1.1 km
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    35 m
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    Little Zig Zag Falls Hike

    The Little Zig Zag Falls Hike is a quick adventure in Oregon that will take you to a charming waterfall set within Mount Hood National Forest. While out on the trail, you will follow along a well-maintained path that runs parallel to a creek, before arriving at the viewpoint overlooking a stunning cascade. This hiking route has also been restored to be more wheelchair accessible, making it a great option that can be enjoyed with family and friends, no matter their age or skill level.

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    Route Description for Little Zig Zag Falls Hike

    Well-maintained and suitable for all outdoor enthusiasts, the Little Zig Zag Falls Hike is perfect for anyone who loves waterfalls or simply wants to get out of their vehicle to stretch their legs.

    Setting out from the trailhead, you will make your way east along the path and into the tree cover. Here, you will enjoy the serene forest landscape as you hike alongside the sound of flowing water from the creek on your right.

    Eventually, you will arrive at the viewing platform for Little Zig Zag Falls, where you can gaze out at the impressive cascade and revel in the beauty of Mount Hood National Forest. The trail extends a bit further to the southeast, but quickly brings you to an endpoint. From there, simply turn back along the trail in order to make your way back to the parking area.

    Getting to the Little Zig Zag Falls Hike Trailhead

    The Little Zig Zag Falls Trailhead can be found at the parking area at the end of Kiwanis Camp Road.

    Route Information

    • Backcountry Campground


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    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly


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    • Route Type

      Out and back

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