Shepperds Dell State Natural Area

Location -
Historic Columbia River Highway, East of Troutdale, OR
Neighborhood - Columbia River Gorge

Categories - Parks/Gardens, See and Do

In 1915, a local dairy farmer named George Shepperd gave all that he had (this tract of land) to the City of Portland as a memorial to his wife. Today, thousands of visitors along the Historic Columbia River Highway visit this beautiful spot, with its roaring waterfall cascading down steep cliffs into Youngs Creek and out to the Columbia River far below. The upper fall is around 42′ tall. The lower tier is around 50′ tall.