Historic Columbia River Highway Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley from Corbett (Exit 22) or Multnomah Falls Lodge
Want to avoid the traffic and parking problems on the Historic Columbia River Highway? Want to take a hike on one of the trails but uncertain about parking. Want to marvel at the sights and not miss the history and geography behind them? Enjoy your trip on the Historic Highway instead of worrying about the traffic, the road and parking. Hop on our narrated Historic Columbia River Highway Trolley (Waterfall Trolley) for an experience you will not forget on the world famous waterfall corridor. Hop on or hop off at one of the ten stops for some sightseeing or a hike. You can hop back on the next trolley. Stops are made at Corbett, Crown Point, Latourell Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Angels Rest, Wahkeena Falls, Multnomah Falls, Triple Falls, Horsetail Falls and Ainsworth. We do not stop at non designated sites.
Our open-air trolleys feature unobstructed sightseeing and photo taking. The trolleys are sanitized nightly for your protection.
If you are driving, you may join this tour in Corbett on the Historic Highway with ample free parking available at the Crown Point Historical Society Museum. Take Exit 22 off of I-84 and follow the signs part way to Vista House but stop short, 1/4 mile after the left at the top of the hill at the Crown Point Historical Society, across the street from the Corbett Fire Station. The address is 36901 E. Historic Columbia River Highway. If you arrive by scheduled bus service from the Portland area or already have found parking at Multnomah Lodge, you may join the tour at Multnomah Falls Lodge. In Corbett see the ticket booth in the parking lot. At Multnomah Falls buy or exchange your voucher for tickets at the Multnomah Falls Lodge Gift Shop.
The departures from Corbett are at the top of each hour beginning at 9:00am until 12 noon and then move to 15 minutes after hour. The last departure from Corbett is at 4:15pm.
The departures from Multnomah Falls Lodge are at top of each hour from 10:00am to 12:00. After the 12:00 departure the departures move to 15 minutes after the hour. The last departure from Multnomah Falls Lodge, with the full tour and a with return to the Lodge, is at 3:15pm. Note that the boarding time at Multnomah Falls is for the westbound trolley and enables you to spend 38 or 53 minutes (depending on departure) at Crown Point/Vista House if you do not choose to go into Corbett.
Service is once per hour or more frequently if demand warrants.
A current schedule will be available at the ticket locations, on the trolleys and online at www.waterfalltrolley.com. Make sure not to miss the last trolley of the day from your boarding location
If you do not get off, the round trip on the trolley takes 94 minutes from Corbett or 116 minutes from Multnomah Falls.
May 7 to May 22 - Saturday and Sundays
May 28 to September 5 - Daily except Wednesdays
September 10 to October 2 – Saturdays and Sundays
Price: Adults: $21
Youth (6-12): $10
Children (1-5): Free
Note regarding Historic Highway and Parking Reservations: The US Forest Service requires reservations to drive the Historic Highway and park at Multnomah Falls. Parking at the other waterfalls on the highway is on a first come first serve basis. Good luck with that if you chose to drive the highway yourself. The good news is that your ticket on the Waterfall Trolley allows to to see any of the different Falls at our stops without worrying about parking. Relax on one of our trolleys, enjoy the narration and leave your car at our parking lot where there is no charge to park. Avoid any hassle and book on the Waterfall Trolley and your visit to the waterfalls along the Historic Highway is assured.
Departures at the top of each hour from Corbett beginning at 9:00am. Last departure from Corbett is at 4:15pm.
From Multnomah Falls there are two times each hour, one eastbound, one westbound. The first eastbound departure from the Multnomah Falls Lodge is at 9:33 am. The first westbound departure is at 10:00am,
Last departure from Multnomah Falls Lodge with the full tour and with a return to the Lodge is at 3:15pm.
Service is once per hour at each stop.
A schedule handout will be available on the trolleys. Make sure not to miss the last trolley of the day from your boarding location
Please note: With the 12:15pm departure from Corbett or the 12:48pm or 1:15pm departures for Multnomah, all departures are moved back 15 minutes to allow for the drivers lunch break. See the schedule for details.
Stop 1 - Crown Point Country Historical Society in Corbett - 00 minutes after the hour - first departure is 9:00am
Stop 2 - Crown Point/Vista House - 06 minutes after the hour
Stop 3 - Latourell Falls - 15 minutes after the hour
Stop 4 - Bridal Vail Falls - 21 minutes after the hour
Stop 5 - Angels Rest - 24 minutes after the hour
Stop 6 - Wahkeena Falls - 30 minutes after the hour
Stop 7 - Multnomah Falls - 33 minutes after the hour
Stop 8 - Triple Falls - 40 minutes after the hour
Stop 9 - Horsetail Falls - 41 minutes after the hour
Stop 10 - Ainsworth State Park - 43 minutes after the hour
Stop 10 - Ainsworth State Park - no stops Westbound - board trolley going Eastbound at 43 minutes after hour
Stop 9 - Horsetail Falls - 49 minutes after the hour - first departure is 9:49 am
Stop 8 - Triple Falls - 50 minutes after the hour - first departure is 9:45 am
Stop 7 - Multnomah Falls - 0 minutes after the hour - first departure is 10:00am
Stop 6 - Wahkeena Falls - 02 minutes after the hour
Stop 5 - Angels Rest - 08 minutes after the hours after the hour
Stop 4 - Bridal Vail Falls - 12 minutes after the hour
Stop 3 - Latourell Falls - 19 minutes after the hour
Stop 2 - Crown Point/Vista House - 28 minutes after the hour
Stop 1 - Corbett - 34 minutes after the hour