Forest fires are burning on roughly 408,000 acres in Western Oregon, from the 31,000-acre Eagle Creek Fire in the Multnomah Falls
area south to the 177,000-acre Chetco Bar Fire outside Brookings on the southwest coast.
Our student leaders have been working on a great program just for students beginning Sunday with trip to Multnomah Falls
followed by the student Wood Bowl where student teams face off with their best knowledge of WOOD.
Hood Winery, Gamier Vineyards, Syncline Winery and Multnomah Falls
, a 620-foot waterfall along the Columbia River.
Highlights include the Palouse River Canyon, kayaking in hidden channels, a visit to Multnomah Falls
, a jet boat ride into HellOs Canyon and five private wine tours.
Excursions include a motorcoach tour to Multnomah Falls
, the tallest falls in Oregon; a jet boat up Hells Canyon past 7,000-year-old Indian petroglyphs; wine tasting in Walla Walla; and an excursion to Astoria to visit the Lewis & Clark National Historic Park and the site of Fort Clatsop, where the explorers spent a hard winter by the Pacific Ocean.
The more intrepid among them began the day with a pre-conference bus trip up the dramatic Columbia River Gorge to Multnomah Falls
, a stunningly beautiful waterfall, and the nearby stone lodge, where they enjoyed a sumptuous brunch.
At 620 feet, it's the second-tallest year-round waterfall in the country, but Multnomah's appeal can't be measured in numbers alone.
, the nation's fourth tallest at 620 feet, is Oregon's most visited natural attraction.
And we will learn about the legacy of Lewis and Clark, including a trip to Multnomah Falls
Captions: Multnomah Falls
is the second highest year-round waterfall in the nation.
The journey takes travelers from Los Angeles to Seattle through Napa Valley Wine Country, the Golden Gate Bridge overlook, Multnomah Falls
, and the Columbia Rivet Gorge.
Spirit Mountain Casino, run by the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, has surpassed Multnomah Falls
as Oregon's most popular tourist destination.