Willamette Falls, Oregon City

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The Willamette Falls is a natural waterfall on the Willamette River between Oregon City and West Linn, Oregon, in the United States. It is the largest waterfall in the Northwestern United States by volume, and the seventeenth widest in the world. Horseshoe in shape, it is 1,500 feet (460 m) wide and 40 feet (12 m) high with a flow of 30,849 cu ft/s (874 m³/s), located 26 miles (42 km) upriver from the Willamette's mouth.

Until 2011 a canal and set of locks allowed vessels to pass into the main Willamette Valley. Those locks are now closed.
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  • The falls are beautiful, but Oregon official spit on tourists, because there is no place to look on them. Second biggest in North America falls are not a tourist attraction at all, there is no...  more »
  • The willamette falls are historic and beautiful, they may be small but oh so worth seeing. Summer time when the sun sets is perfect. But if you are traveling through in the winter it’s worth the trip....  more »
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  • Canoeing up to the falls is truly amazing! So easy to Falls back into time. Stunning and beautiful
  • You must be a surprising place only nature can perform these wonders. 05/19/2019

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