If You Want to Get Near Willamette Falls, Bring Bolt Cutters

Oregon’s Willamette Falls, the nation’s second-largest waterfall by volume, is surrounded by an industrial wasteland—remnants of America’s blue-collar glory days—and is nearly inaccessible. One organization hopes to reimagine the place. “To see Willamette Falls from the ground you have to go through four locked chain-link fences,” says Andrew Mason, executive director of the Willamette Falls … Read more