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    Umbrella and Sahale Falls Hike

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    5.5 km
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    203 m
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    Directions to Trailhead

    The Umbrella and Sahale Falls Hike is the perfect adventure in Mount Hood National Park for those who enjoy scenic waterfall views. While out on the trail, you will make your way along the forested path to quickly arrive at the site of Umbrella Falls, before continuing on to the southeast to Sahale Falls. Hikers should take note that there is an unofficial trail leading down to the base of Sahale Falls; however, this is very steep and should only be undertaken at your own risk and with extreme caution.

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    Route Description for Umbrella and Sahale Falls Hike

    Featuring not one, but two stunning waterfalls, the Umbrella and Sahale Falls Hike is the perfect day-hike for those who want to experience the beauty of Mount Hood National Park. Located next to Mt. Hood Meadows, there is plenty of parking that is easily accessible.

    Setting out from the southeast corner of the main parking lot, you will follow Umbrella Falls Trail #667 as it leads into the tree cover. Here, you will quickly arrive at the site of Umbrella Falls, where you can take in the majesty of the 60ft tall cascade.

    Continuing on to the southeast, you will keep right along the path as it leads through the peaceful woodland landscape and arrives at a junction with a path leading down to Sahale Falls. As mentioned above, it is quite a steep path to get down to the base, so you will need to make the trek down at your own risk. After taking in the beauty of the falls, simply retrace your steps to return to the trailhead.

    Getting to the Umbrella and Sahale Falls Hike Trailhead

    The trailhead for the Umbrella and Sahale Falls Hike can be found at the Mt. Hood Meadows main parking lot on Mt Hood Meadows Drive.

    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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