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Multnomah Falls, Oregon, USA, Taken Summer Vacation 2007

Multnomah Falls is a waterfall on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge, located east of Troutdale, between Corbett and Dodson, along the Historic Columbia River Highway. The falls drops in two major steps, split into an upper falls of 542 feet (165 m) and a lower falls of 69 feet (21 m), with a gradual 9 foot (3 m) drop in elevation between the two, so the total height of the waterfall is conventionally given as 620 feet (189 m). Multnomah Falls is the tallest waterfall in the State of Oregon.

The Multnomah Creek Bridge on the Historic Columbia River Highway.
Colorized picture of the waterfall before the footbridge was addedUnderground springs from Larch Mountain are the year-round source of water for the waterfall, augmented by spring runoff from the mountain’s snowpack and rainwater during the other seasons.

A foot trail leads to Benson Footbridge, a 45-foot (14 m)-long footbridge that allows visitors to cross 105 feet (32 m) above the lower cascade. The trail continues to a platform at the top of the upper falls, the Larch Mountain Lookout, where visitors get a bird’s-eye view of the Columbia Gorge and also of “Little Multnomah”, a small cascade slightly upstream from the “upper” falls, which is not visible from ground level. The footbridge is named after Simon Benson, who had the bridge built in 1914.1

Photo taken by Canon IXUS

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Plus…one of the top Ten in ’The Best of Oregon" Challenge:):):)

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  • shilohlin
    shilohlinabout 6 years ago

    too beautiful for words!! such awe and amazement in a waterfall

  • Thankyou so much Shilohlin:) So true there is so much awe and amazement in a waterfall. I feel in love with the blue water:)

    – Bellavista2

  • ubumebme
    ubumebmealmost 6 years ago

    Great shot…just beautiful…thanks for sharing.

  • Thankyou Della:) And your very welcome:)

    – Bellavista2

  • Gramia97
    Gramia97almost 6 years ago

    congratulations on making the home page.

  • Thankyou so much Gramia:):) I am just amazed and blown away….Your right its on the Homepage……that is such an honour:):)

    – Bellavista2

  • Rachel Stickney
    Rachel Stickneyalmost 6 years ago

    Congratulations on your homepage feature! Beautiful capture! Looks very refreshing and cool!

  • Thankyou so much Rachel:):) It is such a beautiful waterfall:):)

    – Bellavista2

  • Iani
    Ianialmost 6 years ago

    Great shot Well done

  • Thankyou Iani, greatly apprecaited:):)

    – Bellavista2

  • WaleskaL
    WaleskaLalmost 6 years ago

    Love the view & serene feeling

  • Thankyou Waleskal. It is such a beautiful view:):)

    – Bellavista2

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1almost 6 years ago

    lovely work!! well done on the home page – brilliant news!

  • Thankyou so much Dinghysailor1…..It is brilliant news, making it on the Homepage, its such an honour:):)

    – Bellavista2

  • Rosemaree
    Rosemareealmost 6 years ago

    Beautiful image… Well done on the front page feature…

  • Thankyou so much Rosemaree:):) Greatly apprecaited;):)

    – Bellavista2

  • everascot
    everascotalmost 6 years ago

    Congratulations being featured on today’s Page…..this looks very inviting, a wonderful scene.

  • Thankyou so much Pauline.:):)

    – Bellavista2

  • greenfrog153
    greenfrog153almost 6 years ago

    Congratulations on making the homepage!

  • Thankyou greenfrog153:):):)

    – Bellavista2

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