Sol Duc Falls, Olympic National Park

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  • Managed to make it here while cloudy but the sky opened up just as we were taking pictures of the waterfalls which offered us a beautiful rainbow. Some of the easy trail can get quite muddy so wear th...  more »
  • We got there after a morning of showers and was surprised to find most of the trail pretty decent for hiking except for a mud on the bridge and a few small sections. The cloud cover made it ideal for ...  more »
  • The hike there is just under a mile and the forest is a scenic and lovely backdrop. The falls themselves are a beautiful sight to behold from multiple angles. You cross a bridge above them, but can wa...  more »
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  • A beautiful short hike to a beautiful waterfall. There are other trails here that go much further into Olympic. The hike is pretty flat and well marked, over a few streams and not too heavily trafficked. The drive to the trailhead was further than I expected but also beautiful. I went with my mom on this hike so it is accessible to those with lower tolerance for discomfort, and there are benches by the falls.
  • My review is of the falls, not the campground. I've been here 3 times over 17 years and enjoyed it every time. Whether you just want to hike in quickly and shoot a few nice photos of a pretty waterfall, go for a relaxing hike or sit and eat your lunch on a rock in the river, this is a great place for it. Warning: parking can be an issue here so plan to have to hike in a little ways to get to the trailhead. Maybe half a mile at most. Just remember that it's popular because it's good :)
  • The lovers lane loop from the resort to the falls and back was a wonderful ~6 mike morning walk. There are some teeny Falls just past the main ones on a creek that feeds the sol Duc. The trail from the trailhead to the main falls is well graded and wide, while the rest of the loop is a nice narrow but generally obstacle free traverse though some old growth forest.
  • A relatively easy hike takes you to a gorgeous waterfall with plenty of water. It's almost like 3 waterfalls in one, because the stream splits as it reaches the falls, creating 3 waterfalls side by side.
  • Has a set of triple (side by side) waterfalls in the middle of a rain forest (20~25 minute hike one way). Go early, even with a flashlight, so you can get to the falls as the sun's light ray's pass thru the mist from falls and take photograph's of the beutful rainbows. Well Worth to get out and kill a couple hours. The place is drop dead gorgeous.
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