Palouse Falls State Park
Palouse Falls is in eastern Washington along highway 261 near Joso, WA.
On February 12, 2014, Palouse Falls became the official state waterfall in Washington State.
The lower part of Palouse falls is approximately 189 feet in height. On April 21, 2009, Tyler Bradt kayaked over Palouse Falls setting a world record for the highest waterfall run: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNXh9gXDd2Y
Palouse Falls - Columnar Jointed Basalt
The size of the columns loosely depends on the rate of the lava cooling ... very rapid cooling may result in small columns, while slow cooling is more likely to produce large columns.
Palouse Falls - Columnar Jointed Basalt spires
Palouse River Valley
The Palouse River eventually runs into the Snake River just south of Palouse Falls
The Palouse region experienced rapid growth in the late 19th century, once surpassing the population of the Puget Sound area as Washington's most populous region.
Palouse Wind Project
At full capacity, Palouse Wind generates enough renewable wind energy to power approximately 30,000 homes.
Many outdoor scenes for the movie Toys were filmed on the Palouse near Rosalia, Washington.
The Palouse region is the most important lentil-growing region in the USA. Wheat is also grown here.
Waitsburg, WA - Band Leader
"The leader of the band is tired and his eyes are growing old, but his blood runs through my instrument and his song is in my soul" ~Dan Fogelberg
Whitman Mission National Monument
This is a section of the actual Oregon trail that went west of Walla Walla, WA near the Whitman Mission National Monument
The Pendleton Round-Up Arena
The Pendleton Round-Up rodeo has been held during the second full week of September since 1910. It is one of the largest outdoor rodeos in the world. Let 'er Buck!
Pendleton Round-Up Arena
Pendelton Round-Up Arena
Pendelton-John Day Highway 395 in Oregon
Fox, Oregon - 1920s visible gas pump
John Day National Monument - Painted Hills Unit
John Day Painted Hills Unit