Site: Sunset Day Use Area


A great place for a picnic, hike or just relaxing at the falls. Visual Recreation Opportunity GuideVideo shows Sunset Falls and a migrating Steelhead. Sounds of water flowing over falls.Sunset Falls is located in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Visitors enjoy scenic views of the river and a waterfall with othre wonders also within a short hike of the day use parking and campground. The campground is open all year.Natural Features:The falls are on the East Fork Lewis River at an elevation of 1,000 feet. The campground road and trail path to the falls are paved and shaded by large evergreen trees.Recreation:There are several hiking trails nearby, including the Silver Star trail which offers excellent views of Portland, Oregon. The area is also popular with kayakers that visit the East Fork Lewis River.Nearby Attractions:Sunset Falls is located in between Mount St. Helens and Mt. Adams, and only about an hour north of Portland, Oregon. Fishing is available at nearby Zigzag Lake or Canyon Creek. The East Fork Lewis is open to angling below Horseshoe Falls.





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