A short steep hike down toward the river on a moslty talus slope. Once at the trees, head left towards the sound of the water. Sharp eyes can pick up a faint trail. This waterfall is a favorite with kayakers- reportedly one of the most photographed and video'd in the world.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.
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To hike From Hood River Bridge, head west on WA-14. After Drano Lake, turn right onto Cook-Underwood Rd. (it's the 2nd Cook Underwood from the bridge). Go 2mi and park on righthand dirt shoulder at milepost 2 marker.