Morning Half-Day Multnomah Falls and Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour from Portland

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  • 3.5 hr

Visit the top attractions near the Portland, Oregon area on this guided, half-day tour. Spend an afternoon taking in some amazing views of  Multnomah Falls and the Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls. Start along the Historic Columbia River Highway Scenic Byway. Some of the viewpoints in the area may include Portland Women Forum, Crown Point Vista House, Latourell Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and Multnomah Falls. Bring a camera to capture the indescribable views.

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Pass By: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

You’d be hard-pressed to find vistas as stunning as these. At the western end of the Gorge, the view from Crown Point is a front-row seat to the mighty Columbia as its unfurls and cuts through the Cascade mountains. From there dozens of awe-inspiring waterfalls spill from basalt cliffs, lining the Historic Columbia River Highway, like the famous Multnomah, Bridal Veil and Latourell falls. The landscape seems to grow bigger, grander and brighter as it rolls east.

Stop At: Portland Women's Forum State Scenic Viewpoint

The view is absolutely breathtaking and it's one of the best spots to soak in a view of one of the most beautiful places on earth: the magnificent, awesome Columbia River Gorge.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Wahkeena Falls

The 242-foot falls is a tiered type of waterfall, named after the Yakama word for "most beautiful". While not as tall as nearby Multnomah, it is no less lovely.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Vista House

The Vista House was built in 1917 on one of the most beautiful scenic points on the Historic Columbia River Highway. It was constructed to provide travelers a place to rest and refresh themselves as they made their way down the magnificent Columbia River Gorge.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Latourell Falls

Latourell Falls is a gorgeous waterfall that has the distinction of being the closest major waterfall of the Columbia River Gorge to the City of Portland. It possesses remarkable overhanging columnar basalt cliffs that allowes Latourell Creek to do a 249ft free-falling plunge with no contact with most of the underlying cliff, making it in one of the more unique such waterfalls in the gorge.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Multnomah Falls

A waterfall as magnificent and memorable as any in the country is located just a 30- minute drive outside of Portland. Visiting Multnomah Falls, a 611-foot-tall roaring, awe-inspiring cascade of icy water, lets you experience the power and beauty of nature up close and with ease.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge

Named for its characteristic form, Horsetail Falls plunges 176 feet within view of the Historic Columbia River Highway's "Waterfall Corridor".

Duration: 15 minutes
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