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Essential Portland Bike Tour
"Meet us at our convenient downtown location and pick out bikes as we get ready to head out on the town. Rolling through the heart of China Town and in to Tom McCall Waterfront Park our first stop is at the Japanese American Historical Plaza for a bit of history and a look at the ever changing cityscape. Continuing on participants experience world class bike paths and scenic vistas of the Portland skyline on our way to visiting green neighborhoods and successful commerce spaces. Enjoy the smooth path through Portland’s Park Blocks and visit our newest park for beer and craft culture here.""""This signature bike tour and ideal introduction to the City of Roses. Visit historic Old Town
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Private Tour: Columbia River Gorge Day Trip from Portland
"After pickup from your downtown Portland hotel in the morning you'll be driven by Mercedes van or luxury SUV to the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area located just 20 minutes outside the city. Travel along the mighty Columbia River and admire the towering basalt cliffs formed from the river cutting through the Cascade Mountains.When you arrive your naturalist guide leads your private party on a series of short walks to view some of the more than 90 gorgeous waterfalls here including the second-tallest perennial waterfall in the US: Multnomah Falls. Enjoy morning tea and snacks as you admire the sights and ask your guide any questions you have. Continue farther up the river to the town of Hood River where breathtaking natural beauty and high winds create a paradise for windsurfers
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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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More Local Customs in Silver Falls State Park

June D. Drake Photography Collection

June Drake was a photographer and Silverton resident. His campaign in the 1920s and 1930 led to the establishment of Silver Falls State Park in 1931.A key feature of his pamphlets were his own...
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glabah
Nov 19, 2015

Recycling Goes to Benefit Charity

Recycling has been going on at Silver Falls State Park for quite a number of years, and you will find recycling bins in a number of locations.Money from the sale of recycled materials goes to benefit...
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glabah
Mar 05, 2009

Al Faussett's Running of the Falls

On July 1, 1926 a northwest Daredevil named Al Faussett (1879-1948) ran the falls in a canoe. Local businessmen tried to prevent Al from taking on this challenge but he was savvy and decided to buy...
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GuthrieColin
Jul 28, 2008

Al Faussett Days

Al Faussett Days is an annual event held at Silver Falls State Park around the second week in July. Many of the events are centered near the South Falls Lodge area. The main idea is to commemorate the...
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GuthrieColin
Jul 28, 2008

"Natural" Chairs

In many locations along the trail of 10 falls you will notice stumps that have been carved into the shape of chairs. I don't know if they were cut in the belief that anyone would actually use them but...
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GuthrieColin
Jul 27, 2008

NO DOGS ON THE TRAILS

A short distance in on the trails you will come up against large signs announcing no dogs on the trails. Naturally, the mtncorg thinks this is discriminatory in lieu of the many little children...
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mtncorg
Apr 20, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Silver Falls State Park

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Willamette Heritage Center

The museum is a complex of buildings that preserve two important historical facilities in downtown Salem: the old Woolen Mill that was in danger of being demolished,, and the early Christian mission...
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Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Third largest art museum in Oregon, the Hallie Ford Museum regularly changes it exhibits to feature traveling exhibits. They have their own collection with some very significant Pacific Northwest...
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Salem Riverfront Carousel

A huge volunteer effort was launched some years back to construct an authentic carousel on Salem's waterfront. The carousel would be electric and not steam, and completely enclosed inside a building....
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Minto-Brown Island Park

This park contains a number of paved trails (mostly for bike use. Though wheelchair use is possible, in places some of the paved trails are a bit steep and/or bit rough for wheelchair use.) that weave...
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Top 5 Silver Falls State Park Writers

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glabah

"Beautiful Scenery & Great Water Falls"
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GuthrieColin

"Silver Falls State park"
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richiecdisc

"Listening to what the locals say: Silver Falls"
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mtncorg

"SILVER FALLS - THE VALLEY'S ANSWER TO MULTNOMAH"
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goingsolo

"North Falls and nine others"
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