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Multnomah Falls was created to win the heart of a young princess who wanted a hidden place to bathe.145 viewsA waterfall as magnificent and memorable as any in the country is located just a 30- minute drive outside of Portland. Visiting Multnomah Falls, a 611-foot-tall roaring, awe-inspiring cascade of icy water, lets you experience the power and beauty of nature up close and with ease. From the parking area off of I-84, a 5-minute walk is all that separates you from the exhilarating spray at the base of the falls.
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Multnomah Falls134 viewsFed by underground springs from Larch Mountain, the flow over the falls varies, usually it's highest during winter and spring.
Multnomah Falls offers one of the best places in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area to study geology exposed by floods. Five flows of Yakima basalt are visible in the fall's cliff face.
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Multnomah Falls154 viewsPlummeting 620 feet from its origins on Larch Mountain, Multnomah Falls is the second highest year-round waterfall in the United States. Nearly two million visitors a year come to see this ancient waterfall.
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Multnomah Falls118 viewsMultnomah Falls is the second highest year-round waterfall in the nation. The water of the Falls drops 620 feet from its origin on Larch Mountain
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Multnomah Falls121 viewsUnusually cold weather can turns this plummeting falls into a frozen icesicle, with a few drops falling from the bottom. The frozen Falls are a sight to behold.
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Another Giant Trees at Multnomah Falls119 viewsAccording to Native American lore, Multnomah Falls was created to win the heart of a young princess who wanted a hidden place to bathe. Although you can see the top portion of the falls from the highway, to view both tiers you have to walk to the viewing area located in a carved-out opening in the rock face. Tilting your head up in the narrow rocky confines of the steep cliffs, you get a mind-boggling perspective on the sheer magnitude of the falls.
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Giant Trees at Multnomah Falls106 views
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Chipmunks at Multnomah Falls145 viewsThe winding road will deliver you to Multnomah Falls but on the way you will be captivated by breathtaking views of the Columbia River Gorge. Some sites to stop and see along the way include, the Vista House at Crown Point and many other rest stop / view points.
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Columbia River122 viewsThe Columbia River drains a 259,000-square-mile basin that includes territory in seven states (Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Wyoming, and Utah) and one Canadian province. The river is arguably the most significant environmental force in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It flows for more than 1,200 miles, from the base of the Canadian Rockies in southeastern British Columbia to the Pacific Ocean at Astoria, Oregon, and Ilwaco, Washington.
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Multnomah Falls128 viewsLocated just twenty minutes east of Troutdale, rushes the water of Multnomah Falls. The Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area extends from the Sandy River near Troutdale nearly 80 miles east to the Deschutes River.
The gorge holds some of the region's most scenic vistas and leads to hundreds of wilderness areas and recreation destinations, such as Bonneville Dam and Cascade locks. There are two ways to get to the falls: Interstate 84 east, and the Columbia River Gorge Scenic Highwa
   
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