A cascade is a type of waterfall or a series of waterfalls.

Cascade may also refer to:


North America

* Cascade Range, a mountain range on the west coast of North America
* Cascade Volcanoes, a grouping of volcanoes on the west coast of North America


* Cascade Mountain (Alberta), a mountain located in the Bow River Valley of Banff National Park
* Cascade, British Columbia, aka Cascade Falls, a ghost town

United States

* Cascade, Colorado, an unincorporated town in El Paso County
** Cascade-Chipita Park, Colorado, a census-designated place
* Cascade, Idaho, a city in Valley County
* Cascade, Iowa, a city in Dubuque County and Jones County
* Cascade, Montana, a town in Cascade County
* Cascade, New Hampshire, a village within the town of Gorham and the city of Berlin
* Cascade, Seattle, Washington, a small neighborhood abutting downtown Seattle
* Cascade, Wisconsin, a village in Sheboygan County
* Cascade-Fairwood, Washington, a census-designated place in King County
* Cascade Locks, Oregon, a city in Hood River County
* Cascade Township, Michigan, a charter township of Kent County
* Cascade Township, Minnesota, in Olmsted County
* Cascade Township, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County
* Cascade Valley, Washington, a census-designated place in Grant County

;Other U.S. locations
* Cascade Highway (Washington), a portion of U.S. Route 2 through the northern Cascades in Washington
* Cascade Highway (Oregon), a portion of Oregon Route 213 running from Silverton to Stayton in Oregon
* Cascade Lakes, a collection of lakes in Oregon
* Cascade Mountain (New York), a mountain in Essex County of New York
* Cascade Park, a Lorain County Metropark in Elyria, Ohio
* Cascade Pass, a mountain pass in Washington
* Cascade Tunnel, a railroad tunnel near Everett, Washington
* Shasta Cascade, a region of northern California


* Cascade, Seychelles, a district in the Republic of Seychelles


* Cascade National Park, a national park in New South Wales


* Ablation cascade, a possible catastrophic orbital event
* Biochemical cascade, a consecutive series of chemical reactions
** Complement cascade or Complement system, a biochemical cascade in the immune system
** MAPK cascade, a process in the action of cancer genes
* Cascade reaction, a consecutive series of chemical reactions within a molecule
* Electron cascade or Electron avalanche, a process in physics
** Quantum cascade laser, a unipolar semiconductor laser
* Event cascade, a problem in event-driven computer programming
* Informational cascade, an economic theory
* Cascading failure, a failure in a system of interconnected parts
* Cascade (chemical engineering), a series of chemical processes
* Cascading rollback, multiple failure after a database rollback
* Cascade storage system
* Cascading Style Sheets specifying the appearance of web information
* Fractional cascading, a data structuring technique for speeding up binary searches
* Cascade (software), a software configuration management tool suite


* Boise Cascade, an American pulp and paper company
* Cascade Bicycle Club, a non-profit organization and advocacy group, Seattle, Washington
* Cascade Brewery, a brewer in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
* Cascade College, a private college in Portland, Oregon
* Cascade Communications, a manufacturer of communications equipment
* Cascade Corporation, a manufacturer of Material Handling Equipment located in Portland, OR
* Cascade Investments LLC, a private investments and holding company owned by Bill Gates
* Cascade Limited, a subsidiary of Pacific Century Cyberworks (PCCW), a Hong Kong telecommunications company
* Cascade Lacrosse, a sports manufacturer
* Cascade Collegiate Conference, a sports conference in the western United States
* Open CASCADE, a software development company with head office in France
* CASCADE, an EU-funded research project, targeting health risks in food


* "Cascade" (album), an album by folk rock band Capercaillie
* "Cascade" (song), a single by Future Sound of London
* Cascade (band), a Japanese Visual Kei band
* Another name for German dance group Cascada


* Cascade converter, a type of motor-generator
* Cascade (juggling), a juggling pattern
* Resonance cascade, the event that started "The Black Mesa Incident" in the Half-Life game series.
* Cascade virus, a computer virus
* USS "Cascade" (AD-16), a United States Navy destroyer tender
* A variety of hops found in North America
* Kemble's Cascade, a pattern of stars
* A brand name of detergent by Procter & Gamble
* A variety of Seibel grapes
* Superencryption, or Cascading encryption, when an encrypted message is encrypted again

See also

* Cascades (disambiguation)
* Cascade Falls

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