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Opal Pool is a hot spring in the Midway Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Opal Pool usually has a temperature of approximately 132 °F (56 °C). Though usually active as a hot spring, Opal Pool is considered a fountain-type geyser. The first recorded eruption of Opal Pool was in 1947, recurring in 1949, 1952 and 1953, then ceasing. Eruptions resumed in 1979, happening at least once in most following years. Eruption heights are typically under 30 feet (9.1 m) in height, but some eruptions have been seen with heights of 70 feet (21 m) to 80 feet (24 m). Eruptions occur suddenly following visible convection in the pool, but are unpredictable. An eruption consists of one, huge, burst that throws water 20–80 feet high, making Opal Pool the largest active geyser at Midway Geyser Basin. Much smaller splashes seconds apart stretch the total duration to about 1 minute. In 2005 Opal completely drained, but refilled as a vivid green pool in 2008.

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This article refers Opal Pool in Portland, United States. Opal Pool is often skipped on the visit, owing to the plethora of other prime attractions of Portland.

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Small-Group Portland City Driving Tour and Willamette River Lunch Cruise
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See Portland as it is meant to be seen with a 6.5-hour city sightseeing and river cruise combination tour. Take a lunch cruise on the Portland Spirit, seeing the city of Portland in a whole new way while enjoying a delicious lunch. After lunch, be picked up by your professional driver and guide and see the best that Portland has to offer from a private vehicle. Learn about the history of Portland and some of its notable residents. See downtown Portland, the Pearl District, and Nob Hill, then visit Pittock Mansion, Lan Su Chinese Garden, and the International Rose Test Garden. You will experience this tour with up to 13 other people.

Oregon Coast Day Trip from Portland: Astoria and Cannon Beach
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Spend a day along Oregon’s gorgeous coastline, filled with dramatic headlands, beaches and historical lighthouses, on this tour from Portland. Visit the quaint town of Astoria, the site of one of the first American settlements west of the Rockies, and explore Cannon Beach, where you’ll explore tide pools at Haystack Rock and enjoy free time to peruse shops and art galleries. You’ll also learn about Oregon’s maritime history and logging industry at two interesting museums with your guide.

Columbia River Gorge Tour from Portland
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A half hour east of Portland can be found the Columbia river Gorge, Multnomah falls and some of the most magnificent scenery in the country; skyscraper cliffs, giant sturgeon, and majestic waterfalls. During the last ice age, a cataclysmic event occurred, that left a lasting monument along the path of the mighty Columbia River. A great flood sheared away the land, leaving stone cliffs and water falls that form the world famous “Columbia River Gorge”. View the majesty from the Vista House atop 800 foot sheer rock cliffs, see Multnomah Falls, the second tallest year round waterfall in the country, or witness the free-falling splendor of Latourell Falls. In the autumn, witness salmon spawning in nearby Eagle Creek.

Essential Portland Bike Tour
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This signature bike tour and ideal introduction to the City of Roses. Visit historic Old Town, pedal the Waterfront Esplanade, cruise the Green Park Block corridors and explore the Pearl District with our experienced guides and comfortable rides.

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  • Absolutely beautiful! If you are in the area or just want to go swim in a mini paradise, go here!

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