Willamette Falls

Rediscover

the Falls

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Natural Treasure

One of Oregon’s most spectacular wonders is about to be rediscovered. Willamette Falls is the second most powerful waterfall in North America and an important Oregon historical and cultural treasure.

For more than 150 years, the awe-inspiring beauty of Willamette Falls has been closed to the public. Soon, it won’t be. Oregon City, Clackamas County, Metro, the Governor’s Regional Solutions Team and the site’s private owners, along with a dedicated team of community advocates, businesspeople and interested members of the public, are working to bring the Falls back to the people. Long-term plans include a public riverwalk along the edge of the Willamette River and a thriving, connected, downtown Oregon City with room for housing, public spaces, habitat restoration, education and employment.

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Riverwalk Design

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The first step in the Willamette Falls Legacy Project is beginning to take shape. Design and planning of the riverwalk is underway.

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Riverwalk design event – photo recap

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Hundreds of people from across the region came to the riverwalk design alternatives event held in Oregon City. Share your opinion through our online design survey – we want to hear what you think!

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Four Core Values

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Four core values, identified by the project partners early in the process, guide redevelopment of the Willamette Falls site.

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Riverwalk design event – photo recap

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Hundreds of people from across the region came to the riverwalk design alternatives event held in Oregon City. Share your opinion through our online design survey – we want to hear what you think!

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Riverwalk Design Survey

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Thank you to all who came to our riverwalk design event! The design process is ongoing and we are seeking community input – take our online survey today!

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