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Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

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A 1243 mile long river with 80 miles of canyons. Located between the states...

A 1243 mile long river with 80 miles of canyons. Located between the states of Oregon and Washington.

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Best to see the falls on a weekday.

A must-not-miss destination for visitors to the Greater Portland area. A beautiful waterfall and 5 mile loop hike. Recommend for a short visit or longer if considering the hike.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lynn W
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Gresham, Oregon
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Gresham, Oregon
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must-not-miss destination for visitors to the Greater Portland area. A beautiful waterfall and 5 mile loop hike. Recommend for a short visit or longer if considering the hike.

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Gresham, Oregon
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Can't tell you haw many times I have been to the Falls (and there are many) in the Columbia Gorge! The Granddaddy of them all is the Multnomah Falls, I have heard it said that it is the second highest Falls in the contiguous United States! I'd bet money there is none more beautiful or accessible to the hiker or... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just drove through here this week. The hills and meadows are vivid with wildflowers, the river is high and a great color and the surrounding hills are all green with new grass. Easy drive we drove from Portland to The Dalles it was all stunning.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While traveling from the southwest to the northwest, we came upon Multnomah Falls at the Columbia River Gorge in NW Oregon. It was really one of the most beautiful places we have ever seen. We've seen many waterfalls across the United States during our travels, but none quite like this one. Everyone should take their time and see all the... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here several times when in the area and it's always a refreshing lovely stop. I do tend to avoid any summer trips or those 'perfect weather' days because it can get very congested with limited parking. Take the walk up to the bridge it's well worth it!

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Fairview, Oregon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have traveled a lot. The Columbia Gorge is one of my top 10 places. So many falls, including the best, Multnomah Falls. I love to hike and they trails are everywhere. Beautiful falls, trees and plants to enjoy. Definitely a must see when you visit Oregon. Take the old highway so you can stop at Crown Point and all... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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30 min from downtown Portland. You can drive through it on I-84 and the views are dramatic and unique. Or you can meander along the scenic highway and take a bit more time. Best is to go all the way to Bonneville Dam and make a 1/2 day or short day of it.

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Redmond, Washington
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best waterfalls in the US is in this area. Worth spending at least 2 days here. Early spring and fall are best times to visit the gorge.

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Ellenton, Florida
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hiking, driving, sitting by the water. However you want to enjoy it, you've got to see this wondrous landscape. I'm a flatlander from Florida. Everytime I turn a corner in the Pacific Northwest, my heart swells and I fall in love with the area even more. The Gorge is amazing. From the kite boarders on the river to the grotto... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

hikes and waterfalls trails to explore and lovely drives. You can't go wrong. Great trip for all ages and even dogs love it.

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