Wahkeena Falls Day Use/Picnic Area/Trailhead

Wahkeena Falls Picnic Area is situated at the base of beautiful Wahkeena Falls, along the Historic Columbia River Highway. This area offers many day hike loop opportunities, and of course, an eyeful of scenery. Notice the historic architecture of the historic highway and the stonework of an era gone by. Wahkeena Falls is one of many stops along the famed waterfall area on the Historic Highway. 

A large picnic shelter with a stone fireplace is available in the area. Use of the shelter is on a first-come, first-served basis. Accessible picnic tables and fire rings in open and covered setting. This area is accessible.

Many people ask about reservations for weddings.  This is a first-come, first-served area.  If the group will be larger than 75 people, a special use permit is required.

Access the trailheads for the Wahkeena Trail #420 and the Gorge #400 Trail nearby.