Multnomah Falls of Oregon  by Fandarwin@Flickr

Beautiful Multnomah Falls in Oregon, USA [6 Pics]

Jun 21 2012

This is the tallest waterfall in the state of Oregon, and claimed to be the second tallest waterfall in all of US.

The falls drop in two major steps: split into upper falls of 542 feet (165 m) and lower falls of 69 feet (21 m), with a gradual 9 foot (3 m) drop in elevation between the two.

The total height of the waterfall is conventionally given as 620 feet (189 m).

Multnomah Falls of Oregon by Jayden Nyberg

Photo by Jayden Nyberg.

Multnomah Falls of Oregon by Gary Randall

Photo by Gary Randall.

Multnomah Falls of Oregon  by Fandarwin@Flickr

Photo by fandarwin@Flickr.

Bridge at Multnomah Falls by Tanner Stephenson

Benson Footbridge 105 feet (35 m) above the lower cascade. Photo by Tanner Stephenson.

Multnomah Falls of Oregon by Sam Szapucki

Photo by Sam Szapucki.

Multnomah Falls of Oregon by Ryan Hadley

Photo by Ryan Hadley.

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Categories: Places, Nature

Tags: undeground river, waterfall

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