Afternoon Half-Day Multnomah Falls and Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour from Portland
Visit the beautiful Columbia River Gorge! We will first stop at Portland Women's Forum. The view from here is absolutely breathtaking and with the scenic Vista House and the wide expanse of the Columbia Gorge in the background, more photographs of the Columbia Gorge are probably taken from this point than anywhere else.
Next, we stop at Crown Visit Point House with a complete overlook of the Gorge region. You will have the opportunity to tour through the historical site. 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.
Our next stop is 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.
Our second waterfall is Bridal Veil Falls. Well known for thousand of webbing portrait around the world.You will have the opportunity to get up close to these amazing this waterfalls.
As we drive to our next stop we will slowly drive past Multnomah Falls. Due to the Eagle Creek Fire this waterfall is still closed to visitors but you will be able to view it and take pictures of it as we drive past it! Our state forestry departments is planning to reopen the lodge by end of year.
Our final stop in the Gorge will be the Bonneville Fish Hatchery. Bonneville Hatchery is the largest of Oregon’s 33 hatcheries. The hatchery raises 8 million Fall Chinook, 1.2 million Coho, 200,000 Summer Steelhead, and 60,000 Winter Steelhead. You will be able to explore the Historic Egg Incubation Building, visit Herman the Sturgeon, and feed the fish!The tour ends with a return trip and drop-off in Portland.