Hop on the bus at Gateway Transit Center or Rooster Rock State Park and leave your parking worries behind! Parking at Gateway Transit Center is free for up to 24 hours. Drivers parking at Rooster Rock State Park must pay the $5 day-use fee per vehicle, but ride the bus free to and from Multnomah Falls.
Note: Parking and riding at Multnomah Falls is not permitted
The Gateway Transit Center Park and Ride has two lots with more than 300 total spaces each. The Columbia Gorge Express bus stop is located at the south end of the Gateway Transit Center bus bay near Stop ID 10863. Please note the bus stop location has changed for 2017 (see map).
The Columbia Gorge Express provides a shuttle service between Rooster Rock State Park and Multnomah Falls. Drivers must pay the $5 day-use fee per vehicle to park at Rooster Rock State Park—then hop on the shuttle for free!
A large tour bus is available between Rooster Rock and Multnomah Falls. Smaller 35-40 passenger buses travel to and from Gateway Transit Center in Portland. Full buses originating from Gateway Transit Center may not stop at Rooster Rock if all users are going to Multnomah Falls.
Rooster Rock State Park is located at Exit 25 on I-84, approximately seven miles west of Multnomah Falls. The bus stop is located at the west end of the Rooster Rock State Park parking lot. Please note the bus stop location changed in July 2017 (see map).
There is no designated Columbia Gorge Express park and ride lot in Cascade Locks. Recommended options for parking in Cascade Locks include:
Parking in the Columbia Market parking lot is not permitted for riders of the Columbia Gorge Express.
There is no designated Columbia Gorge Express park and ride lot in Hood River. On-street parking, where permitted, is available on a first come, first serve basis.