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The Thundering Roar of Spokane Falls II

   

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The Thundering Roar of Spokane Falls

  There are hundreds of waterfalls scattered all over the Pacific NW. But I’m pretty sure Spokane Falls is the only one located in the heart of a bustling downtown business district. The Spokane River flows from Lake Coeur d’Alene … Continue reading

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Starvation Creek Falls

On December 18, 1884, the Pacific Express, bound for Portland, rounded a curve and plowed right into a 25-foot-high snowdrift. The train stopped dead in its tracks, stranding 148 holiday passengers and the crew. Continue reading

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South Falls II

Silver Falls State Park is a waterfall lover’s paradise. Ten gorgeous waterfalls along a five mile loop trail, and South Falls is definitely one of the crown jewels. It’s the tallest free-falling waterfall found along the Canyon Trail. Continue reading

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South Falls – A Dizzying Drop!

South Falls is the tallest free-falling waterfall found along the Canyon Trail in Oregon’s Silver Falls State Park. 177 feet straight down from the top of the canyon rim. Continue reading

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Tumwater’s Hidden Gem

Tumwater Falls Park is a 15 acre slice of natural beauty that borders the Deschutes River just before it plunges into Capitol Lake. Continue reading

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Columbia Gorge Hotel II

Perched high atop a cliff overlooking the Columbia River, the Columbia Gorge Hotel’s distinctive Mediterranean-style architecture dates back to the Roaring 20’s. During its heyday, this “oasis of opulence” attracted visitors from all over the world. Continue reading

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Yacolt Falls

Located on Big Tree Creek, Yacolt Falls spills over a broad rock ledge and tumbles nearly 30 feet into a splash pool. As an added feature, the right side of the falls is a two-tiered drop. Continue reading

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The Falls at Shepperd’s Dell

Shepperd’s Dell was used as a natural cathedral by the Shepperd family during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. Continue reading

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Columbia River Gorge

My first trip through the Columbia River Gorge was a jaw dropping experience. Continue reading

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