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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River access options in the north riverfront

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Results from the riverwalk community event – learn about design options for the north riverfront on the Willamette Falls Legacy Project site.

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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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River access options in the north riverfront

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Results from the riverwalk community event – learn about design options for the north riverfront on the Willamette Falls Legacy Project site.

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Design options for the pipe chase

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Results from the riverwalk community event – learn about design options for the pipe chase on the Willamette Falls Legacy Project site.

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