WATERFALLS ALONG THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE

The Columbia River Gorge is a canyon of the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest. The river runs west from the Pacific Ocean through the Cascade range and creates a boundary between Washington and Oregon states. The gorge goes from the east Portland metro area to the Deschutes river. The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area runs about 80 miles and parts of the gorge are up to 4000 feet deep. There are many hiking trails with wildlife and waterfalls along it’s path, in both states. It transitions from evergreen rainforest terrain to dry grasslands.

There are many waterfalls and over 90 of them on the Oregon side. Some of the falls in Oregon include: Latourell falls, which drop straight down 249 feet. Wahkeena falls, which is a cascading flow type falls that runs 242 feet. Multnomah falls, which is the tallest in Oregon, that drops 620 feet in two falls, the upper and lower. Horsetail falls is 176 feet and looks like its name.

LATOURELL FALLS
LATOURELL FALLS
WAHKEENA FALLS
WAHKEENA FALLS
MULTNOMAH FALLS
MULTNOMAH FALLS
HORSETAIL FALLS
HORSETAIL FALLS

 

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