Multnomah Falls (I-84) Timed Use Permit

Multnomah Falls (I-84) Timed Use Permit

Multnomah Falls (I-84) Timed Use Permit

The Multnomah Falls Timed Use Permit provides access for one private vehicle and for its occupants visiting the Multnomah Falls Lodge and area via Interstate 84, Exit 31. The Multnomah Falls (I-84) Timed Use Permit is only valid when visiting Multnomah Falls via Exit 31. The permit check-in location is on the walkway between the parking lot and Multnomah Falls.

From May 26 through September 4, reservations will be available on an hourly basis from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

You are urged to review the important notes below that contain crucial information before booking.

Important Notes:

• Timed Use Permit reservations do not guarantee parking.

• Please have a printed or digital copy of your Timed Use Permit available to be checked at the check-in area.

• The I-84 location is the only area where a permit is required in 2023. The Waterfall Corridor does not require a permit. 

o Multnomah Falls (I-84)

• For more information, please visit ReadySetGorge.com

 

Quota Rules

• Timed Use Permits are required for each vehicle/motorcycle from May 12, 2023, until September 4, 2023.

o Visitors arriving on bicycles are not required to have a Timed Use Permit.

• Permits are per vehicle, not per person.

• Permits are valid for one day.

o Example: If you purchase a permit for July 14, the reservation will only be valid for July 14.

• Visitors can purchase two Timed Use Permits per day.

• This location DOES NOT provide walk-up tickets. Tickets must be purchased in advance through Recreation.gov.

 

Release Schedule

• Primary Booking Window:

o Timed Use Permits are available 14 days in advance of the day of arrival at 7 a.m. PT on a rolling daily window. Example: On May 12th, permits will be available for May 26th arrivals; on May 13th, permits will release for May 27th arrivals. Timed Use Permits will be required from May 26th through September 4th.

• Secondary Booking Window:

o Timed Use Permits are also available 2 days in advance at 7 a.m. PT on a rolling daily window. Example: On May 26th, permits will be available for May 28th arrivals; on May 27th, permits will be available for May 29th arrivals. Timed Use Permits will be required from May 26th through September 4th. 

Entry

• Timed Use Permits are required for each vehicle/motorcycle from May 26, 2023, until September 4, 2023.

o Visitors arriving on bicycles are not required to have a Timed Use Permit.

• Timed Use Permits will allow access to the site from 9am – 6pm for the reservation date.

• You cannot enter the site prior to your reservation time.

• Arrive as close to your one-hour time slot as possible.

• Your Timed Use Permit will become invalid one hour after the time indicated on the reservation.

• You can stay on the site for longer than one hour, however, if you leave after your time slot you will not be allowed to re-enter using the expired permit.

• Multnomah Falls (I-84) Timed Use Permit

o This Timed Use Permit allows visitors access to Multnomah Falls travelling by I-84 / Exit 31.

 

Exceptions

• Tribal members are not required to have a Timed Use Permit.

• Timed Use Permits are not required if you choose to ride Sasquatch Shuttle, Gray Line Open-Air Waterfall Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley, or Columbia Gorge Express Transit.

 

Fees & Discounts

• Timed Use Permit fee: $2

 

Modifications

• Modifications can be made to a different date or time depending on availability.

• Modifications must be made by midnight PT on the day of arrival.

• The Timed Use Permit reservation holder name cannot be changed once the reservation has been made.

 

Cancellations

• Timed Use Permits can be cancelled.

• There are no cancellation fees.

 

• The $2 permit fee is non-refundable.

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