Multnomah Falls is a waterfall on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge, located east of Troutdale, between Corbett and Dodson, along the Historic Columbia River Highway. The falls drops in two major steps, split into an upper falls of 542 feet (165 m) and a lower falls of 69 feet (21 m), with a gradual 9 foot (3 m) drop in elevation between the two, so the total height of the waterfall is conventionally given as 620 feet (189 m).

The bridge pictured in this photo is the 108 year old Benson foot bridge... This was built with private money provided by Simon Benson a well known Portland Lumberman... Benson also purchased large tracts of land around the falls to protect the area from logging, nearly 1,000 acres along the Columbia River, including 140 acres around Multnomah Falls which he gave to the City of Portland for a city park.

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