Tualatin River, Oregon, United States (Google Maps & Photos)

The Tualatin River is a tributary of the Willamette River in Oregon in the United States. The river is approximately 134 km (83 miles) long and drains a fertile agricultural region called the Tualatin Valley to the southwest and west of Portland in the northwest corner of the Willamette Valley. There are approximately 500,000 people residing on 15 percent of the land in the river basin.

Tualatin River
Tualatin River

This river is mesmerizing with its bright green color. However, this color comes from algae, which are deadly to animals. For humans, this river poses a slightly less danger, but a fatal outcome is quite possible. At best, the person will feel weak and diarrhea will occur. In the worst case, paralysis or death. Hundreds of animals die in this river every year.

Tualatin River Google Maps