Visiting our Multnomah Falls - a spot of beauty
Multnomah County, Oregon
Posted from the Multonomah Falls site regarding the history of the falls:
"This natural wonder attracts approximately 2.5 million visitors per year, ranking Multnomah Falls as Oregon's number 1 visited natural attraction.
Multnomah Falls plummets 620 feet in two major steps. The upper fall plunging 542 feet the lower fall 69 feet distinguishing Multnomah Falls as the highest waterfall in the state of Oregon and second highest in the nation.
The water flowing over Multnomah Falls water is supplied by natural underground springs that originate on Larch Mountain. In springtime, snowmelt additionally supplies the falls, greatly increasing the flow, width and intensity of the falls' powerful roaring sound."
We ate lunch here on our way back to Portland. Our visitation was coming to an end in our region. The hotel at the airport was our next stop and off to Disneyland for a couple days was his next stop before leaving the country.