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Explained Again: Silver Falls Geology for the Rock Lover

I’ve already posted a short and sweet brochure on the geology of Silver Falls.  But, if you’re a rock-hound like me, it might not have been quite enough for you.  Here’s a more in-depth look at and explanation of the Willamette Valley’s waterfall wonderland.

Silver Falls Geology_Oregon Ore Bin


Explained: Silver Falls Geology

With 10 waterfalls, 5 over 100 feet tall, and 4 that you can walk behind, Silver Falls State Park is a waterfall wonderland.  Learn about the three major episodes of Silver Falls’ geologic history and its waterfall formation by exploring the brochure below.

Geology of Silver Falls, Brochure