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Multnomah Falls

50000 Historic Columbia River Highway, Bridal Veil, OR 97010
503-695-2376
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, National Parks
Activities: Hiking
Description: This 620-foot cascade is the fifth-largest waterfall in the U.S.
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Wichita, Kansas
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80 reviews 80 reviews
38 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Multnomah Falls can get VERY busy...so it's best to get there as early as possible. Parking is limited and you might have to circle the lot a couple times to find an open spot - but it IS worth that wait and hassle. You can easily see the falls from the highway and base. There is a Gift Shop, Restrooms,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The Multnomah Falls is the second tallest year-round waterfall in the United States. It is more than 600 ft tall and split into two, the upper and lower falls. The view is really magnificent. Definitely worth the time to visit if you are in Portland.

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Brush Prairie, Washington
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This one is truly a joy and beauty to behold!!!! I highly recommend it, we had a freind come up to visit and made a day drive out of it from Vancouver, WA. To the falls and viewing area above RosteRock on the Columbia River. The drive is very special, albeit narrow and steep and curved. No big trucks are... More

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So Ponte Vedra Bch
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95 reviews 95 reviews
27 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Always plenty of parking and food and gift shop on premise. But the real draw is the magnificent falls barreling down the gorge in front of you. It is simply memorizing and a picture that will remain in your mind forever. Take the short but tiring uphill walk to the first bridge for even a better view and feel the... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

About 20 miles east of the Portland airport, I had a very narrow window to do "anything" outdoors in the Pacific Northwest and this fit the bill. The drive is beautiful along the Columbia River Gorge as well. It's a 1,000' waterfall, literally with water falling rather than water splashing on rocks as usually seen. Parking, at midday, was a... More

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San Jose, California
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11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Nearby to many other waterfalls so make a day of it. The gift shop had everything I needed to say, I was there!

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Mpls.
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

We arrived about 9:00 AM on a Thursday. There was a lot of room in the parking lot. The trail to the very top is about 2 miles, very narrow, and VERY steep. At that hour, there were only a handful of hikers going up. On our way back down, the trail was already starting to back up and the... More

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Philippines
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

On our way to Portland, we passed by this scenic spot. We were fortunate that the place was not crowded. This waterfall is one of its kind, more than 600 feet high with a bridge (Benson bridge) where one can take a clearer and nice view of the waterfall. With the large volume of water coming down, the basin is... More

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Carrara, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
39 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Beautiful misty falls in a fantastic forest setting. The hike up to the top is moderately strenuous but definitely worth it. Be careful on the paths around the base of the falls as they can be slippery.

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Franklin, North Carolina
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29 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

The falls is part of the Columbia River gorge area. The falls are beautiful no matter where you are standing. If you can go to the bridge to see an up close view. There is a trail that leads to the top of the falls, we went about half way. It's quite steep in places, we probably would have done... More

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