Multnomah Falls

Multnomah Falls

Multnomah Falls

An Accessible Natural Wonder

A few simple pictures of Multnomah Falls should be enough to make anyone put this fantastic vacation spot at the top of their vacation “must do list.” After all, this is the second highest waterfall in the United States.  Each year about 2 million people come to Oregon to check out this stunning attraction.

Part of what makes Multnomah Falls so attractive as a vacation destination is that unlike many splendid waterfalls, this one is easily accessible and easily viewed.  For those who have decided to take advantage of Mt. Hood lodging, this vacation hot spot couldn’t be an easier or more inspiring trip.

Often it is difficult to find a vacation activity that the entire family will not just enjoy, but will relish and remember.  Multnomah Falls is definitely in this category.  No matter what your age or background, you are likely to find this attraction to be awe-inspiring and invigorating.

Oregon is one of the most beautiful regions in the world and certainly one of the most beautiful parts of the United States.  But Multnomah Falls stands out even amidst Oregon’s natural splendor.  Located in the stunning Columbia River Gorge, the falls can be over 500 feet at its longest drop, and 620 feet from top to bottom.

Part of what makes visiting Multnomah Falls such a vivid and memorable experience is that there is a long, easily accessible footbridge that allows visitors not only a marvelous view, but also allows for some impressive photo taking opportunities.  There is also a 1.2-mile trail that takes you to the top of the falls.  Once you have reached that height, the views become even more stunning.  

It could in fact be said that no visit to the Columbia Gorge and Mount Hood region is complete without a visit to this simply magnificent waterfall.  In fact, in addition to Multnomah Falls, there are a variety of other waterfalls in the Columbia River Gorge including Bridal Veil Falls, Latourell Falls and Wahkeena Falls.

Seeing the mist of Multnomah Falls for yourself is certainly a must and one that you are not likely to soon forget.  While the Mount Hood area may be packed with a wide variety of activities, this should be placed at the very top of your must-do list.  Its natural beauty coupled with the beauty of the region makes it a surefire hit with people of all ages.

For more information, you can visit the Multnomah Falls website.

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