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The Columbia River Gorge is a canyon of the Columbia river. The Gorge is as deep as 4,000 feet, and stretches for nearly 80 miles. The river winds its way westward through the Cascade mountain range. The Gorge holds federally protected status as a national scenic area called the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area. For … Continue reading The Columbia River Gorge and Multnomah Falls
The State of Oregon has coastline that runs 363 miles (584 km), from the Columbia river in the north, to the California State border in the south. The Oregon coast is not a specific geological, environmental, or political entity, but instead includes the entire coast line of Oregon, including the Columbia River Estuary. The Oregon … Continue reading The Oregon Coast
The Painted Hills are one of three units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument located in Wheeler County, Oregon. The Painted Hills are one of the Seven Wonders of Oregon. It totals 3,132 acres and is located just nine miles northwest of Mitchell, Oregon. If you planning on visiting the Painted Hills unit … Continue reading The Painted Hills, John Day Fossil Beds
Crater Lake National Park was founded on May 22, 1902. With a depth of 1,943 feet (592 meters) it is the deepest lake in the United States, and ninth deepest in the world. Mount Mazama erupted in approximately 5,677 BC, reducing it’s size by about one mile, with its collapsed caldera creating Crater Lake in … Continue reading Crater Lake National Park