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Multnomah Falls was created to win the heart of a young princess who wanted a hidden place to bathe.143 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 Falls133 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 Falls117 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 Falls118 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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The Portland Saturday Market127 viewsThe Portland Saturday Market is the largest outdoor arts and crafts market in continuous operation in the United States. It is held every Saturday and Sunday from March to December under the west end of the Burnside Bridge in Portland, Oregon.
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Portland Saturday Market100 viewsThe market was founded in 1974 by craftspeople Sheri Teasdale and Andrea Scharf, who modeled it after the Saturday Market in Eugene, Oregon.
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HWY 101 - Oregon Coast140 viewsBegin in Astoria, where Hwy. 30 connects with Hwy. 101 in Oregon's northwest corner. Here, you can tour the coast's richest display of historic attractions, including the Columbia River Maritime Museum. Continuing on Hwy. 101, you'll reach the community of Warrenton and Fort Stevens. From there, Old Hwy. 101 brings you to the Fort Clatsop National Memorial, where the Lewis & Clark Expedition wintered in 1805-06
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