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Downtown Portland Tour
"Your food walking tour of downtown Portland and the Pearl District begins at Brasserie Montmartre a French-American restaurant in the historic Calumet building where you’ll meet your guide and start your culinary adventure with something like a chef’s-choice salad with seasonal produce. Continue your tour with your guide stopping at some of the most popular restaurants and food trucks in the neighborhood. Exact itineraries vary slightly each day but you can expect an array of food and drinks enjoyed at locations that show you the wide range of Portland’s culinary scene from upscale eateries to casual classics to sweet shops. You may try food from the country of Georgia a Mexican dish that only uses ingredients from local farmers markets
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Small-Group Portland Food Cart Walking Tour
"Meet your guide in front of the famous food carts in downtown Portland and begin your tasting adventure! Your guide has been tracking and writing about Portland's mobile vendors for several years so he knows the best vendors around. As you walk about 10 blocks through downtown visit four top food carts to sample yummy bites like Belgian-style waffles and Portuguese and Spanish-inspired cuisine. Because your guide has been in the business so long he knows many of the vendors so you’ll get to meet some of them and hear their unique stories. All tastings are included and throughout your 1.5-hour tour you’ll learn all about how the food cart culture got started and discover first-hand why Portland has become one of the top cities in the country for street food."
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Downtown Portland Bike Tour
"Starting in downtown Portland in either the morning or afternoon follow your guide on an easy mostly flat 9-mile (14-km) bike ride through the city. Travel along bike lanes and stop to admire the views of the skyline the river and the city’s many bridges. While riding along the waterfront pass the 19th-century brick and cast iron-fronted buildings of Old Town. Continue into bustling Chinatown and on through the Pearl District where turn-of-the-century warehouses have been turned into art galleries shops and restaurants surrounded by soaring glass apartment buildings. You’ll make several stops in this interesting area to snap photos and learn some interesting history. Pass Henry Weinhard’s 140-year-old brewery and a fortress-like armory tha
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More Local Customs in Silver Falls State Park

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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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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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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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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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"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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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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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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