5. Mount HoodHood River Mount Hood, called Wy'east by the Multnomah tribe, is a potentially active stratovolcano in the Cascade Volcanic Arc of northern Oregon. It was formed by a subduction zone on the Pacific coast and rests in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is located about 50 miles east-southeast of Portland, on the border between Clackamas and Hood River counties. In addition to being Oregon's highest mountain, it is one of the loftiest mountains in the nation based on its prominence. The height assigned to Mount Hood's snow-covered peak has varied over its history. Modern sources point to three different heights: 11,249 feet , a 1991 adjustment of a 1986 measurement by the U.S. National Geodetic Survey , 11,240 feet based on a 1993 scientific expedition, and 11,239 feet of slightly ol... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
6. Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile MuseumHood River The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum is located in Hood River, Oregon, United States, adjacent to the Ken Jernstedt Memorial Airport. WAAAM is a nonprofit 501 organization committed to the preservation of, and education about aviation, automobile, and other historic transportation-related relics. WAAAM is open to the public every day 9:00-5:00 except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. WAAAM has special activities the second Saturday of every month. The museum features flying demonstrations, auto demonstrations, and restoration demonstrations, though events vary month to month. The museum's biggest event is the annual Hood River Fly-In held the first weekend after Labor Day every year, and features antique aircraft and automobiles from throughout North America. As of May... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
7. Multnomah FallsBridal Veil Multnomah Falls is a waterfall located in the Columbia River Gorge, east of Troutdale, between Corbett and Dodson, Oregon, United States. The waterfall is accessible from the Historic Columbia River Highway and Interstate 84. Spanning two tiers on basalt cliffs, it is the tallest waterfall in the state of Oregon at 620 ft in height.The land surrounding the falls was developed by Simon Benson in the early-twentieth century, with a pathway, viewing bridge, and adjacent lodge being constructed in 1925. The Multnomah Falls Lodge and the surrounding footpaths at the falls were added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1981. Contemporarily, the state of Oregon maintains a switchback trail that ascends to a talus slope 100 feet above the falls, and descends to an observation deck that ... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
9. Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & MuseumThe Dalles The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. The river rises in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. It flows northwest and then south into the US state of Washington, then turns west to form most of the border between Washington and the state of Oregon before emptying into the Pacific Ocean. The river is 1,243 miles long, and its largest tributary is the Snake River. Its drainage basin is roughly the size of France and extends into seven US states and a Canadian province. The fourth-largest river in the United States by volume, the Columbia has the greatest flow of any North American river entering the Pacific. The Columbia and its tributaries have been central to the region's culture and economy for thousands of years. They have be... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
10. Bonneville Lock & DamCascade Locks Bonneville Lock and Dam consists of several run-of-the-river dam structures that together complete a span of the Columbia River between the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington at River Mile 146.1. The dam is located 40 miles east of Portland, Oregon, in the Columbia River Gorge. The primary functions of Bonneville Lock and Dam are electrical power generation and river navigation. The dam was built and is managed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. At the time of its construction in the 1930s it was the largest water impoundment project of its type in the nation, able to withstand flooding on an unprecedented scale. Electrical power generated at Bonneville is distributed by the Bonneville Power Administration. Bonneville Lock and Dam is named for Army Capt. Benjamin Bonneville, a... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Anderson Island, Puget Sound's Secret Island
Get to know Puget Sound's magical yet least known island! Picturesque, relaxed, natural. You can be as relaxed or active as you wish to be with three beautiful lakes, nature trails a nine hole golf course, fine dining on the waterfront, boating kayaking, tennis... too many opportunities to list here. Better yet, hop on a Pierce County Ferry and discover for yourself! Anderson Island, Puget Sound's Secret Island. andersonisland.org
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Real. Martinsburg, West Virginia
Real. Martinsburg. History, Moonshine, Chocolate, Relaxation. Wild, Wonderful West Virginia. You'll find it here. #MyWV #GoToWV
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Images of Eastern Oregon
Images captured August 2010 in and around the following: John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Crater Lake National Park, Fort Rock State Park and Newberry National Volcanic Monument.