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Private Tour: Mt Hood and Columbia River Gorge Day Trip from Portland
"Your private day trip begins with pickup from your downtown Portland hotel in the morning. Relax in the comfort of a luxury vehicle as you travel along the Historic Columbia River Highway through the Columbia River Gorge and around Mt Hood all while enjoying views of mountain vistas and spectacular waterfalls including the second-tallest perennial waterfall in the US Multnomah Falls.Along the way your expert guide will stop to lead you on several nature walks to give you an appreciation of the pristine Pacific Northwest landscape. Be sure to have your camera ready as you hike along easy trails suitable for every kind of adventurer. As you continue driving east
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Morning Half-Day Multnomah Falls and Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour from Portland
"Crown Point Vista House best known of the scenic lookouts along the Historic Columbia River Highway provides a panoramic view of the Columbia River. The Crown Point Vista House was built in 1916 and refurbished and completely remodeled in 2005 with its beautiful marble interior and brass fixtures.Latourell Falls plunges 249 feet (76 m) over a massive wall of columnar basalt some of the best formations in the Pacific Northwest before cascading hastily toward the Columbia River. This waterfall is usually most recognized for the large patch of bright yellow lichen adorning the cliff face to the right of the falls and this characteristic has led many famous photographers to this captivating location. If you stand in just the right place
From $60.00
 
Afternoon 2PM-Half Day Multnomah Falls and Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour from Portland
"Crown Point Vista House best known of the scenic lookouts along the Historic Columbia River Highway provides a panoramic view of the Columbia River. The Crown Point Vista House was built in 1916 and refurbished and completely remodeled in 2005 with its beautiful marble interior and brass fixtures.Latourell Falls plunges 249 feet (76 m) over a massive wall of columnar basalt some of the best formations in the Pacific Northwest before cascading hastily toward the Columbia River. This waterfall is usually most recognized for the large patch of bright yellow lichen adorning the cliff face to the right of the falls and this characteristic has led many famous photographers to this captivating location. If you stand in just the right place
From $60.00

More Local Customs in Crater Lake National Park

a bit of Crater Lake history

Crater Lake takes it origin in a massive eruption of 12,000 foot Mount Mazama some 7700 years ago. Part of the cascade range of volcanoes that includes more recent erupted Mount St. Helens, Mazama was...
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richiecdisc
Oct 16, 2009

a recipe for alpine splendor

Crater Lake is undoubtedly deep, averaging 1500 feet which is the deepest average in the Western Hemisphere. It's top depth of nearly 2000 feet makes it the deepest in the United States and depending...
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richiecdisc
Oct 16, 2009

Forest Fires Burn

National parks in their attempt to be as natural as possible allow wild fires to burn if they were started by natural means. Lightening strikes start a lot of naturally occurring wildfires in National...
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GuthrieColin
Sep 02, 2006

Native American Legend

According to the Klamath Legend, Crater Lake was created during a War between Llao (chief spirit of Crater Lake) and Skell (Spirit of the Klamath marshes to the South). It is with these names that the...
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GuthrieColin
Aug 29, 2006

Enjoy the snow all year round

One custom there is to stop by the side of the street and slid, fight with snowballs, anything you want.Bring some toboggan !
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ChuckG
Sep 17, 2004
 
 
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