Multnomah Falls, Oregon, USA
Multnomah Falls, Oregon, USA. Found in the stunning and unspoiled Columbia River Gorge, the waterfall is one of the most popular and known attractions here. The natural wonder is memorable for the two tiers that it forms while plunging down for 165 m (542 ft) and forming a lower 21 m (69 ft) height fall. It is best approached from Benson Bridge, situated between the cascades.
Native Americans believed the waterfall was created for a princess, who wanted to have a secret place to bathe in naked. However in the early 1900s the site was owned by rich businessman Simon Benson, after whom the bridge was named. He gave it to the City of Portland after his death though. On the way tourists also visit the Multnomah Falls Lodge, that features great views to the waterfall and a restaurant with delicious Northwest
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.
Visit USA. Epic USA Adventure route © Monika & Simon Newbound. All rights reserved 2017