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Columia Gorge wets your whistle for waterfalls

HIKING — There's nothing like the lure of a waterfall to coax a hiker out on the trail in the heat of summer.

Certainly we have a few good waterfalls in the Inland Northwest.

But we are the bush league of waterfalls compared with the Cascades.

Terry Richard, outdoors writer for the Oregonian, says Oregon's Cascades have the best concentration, but he gives high marks to the Columbia River Gorge area and Southern Washington Cascades destinations such as Falls Creek, Rodney Waterfall in Beacon Rock State Park and Lower, Upper and Middle Falls on the Lewis River.

Read his story here.




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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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