Snoqualmie Falls, Snoqualmie

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#2 of 92 in Trails in Washington State
Featured in David Lynch's iconic TV series "Twin Peaks," Snoqualmie Falls remains one of the favorite scenic attractions in Washington State and a Native American burial site. A roaring misty waterfall tumbles down 82 m (268 ft); for the Native American tribe of Snoqualmie, this represents the meeting place of Heaven and Earth, where the first human couple were created. Follow the short hiking trail to a fenced observation deck with benches and picnic tables. The nearby attractions include a historic lodge, which also appeared in "Twin Peaks." Arrange to visit Snoqualmie Falls and other attractions in Snoqualmie using our Snoqualmie trip planner .
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  • The Snoqualmie Falls are beautiful. A total must-see if you’re in the area. I brought my family from out of town to see the Falls and they really enjoyed walking the trail down to the bottom of the Fa...  more »
  • While Snoqualmie Falls is a religious experience for Twin Peaks fans, it’s a must-see stop for virtually anyone. They really breathtakingly beautiful! Avoid the paid parking and park right across the ...  more »
  • Easy to get to beautiful water falls and easy to use trails free parking on l side of the street otherwise there is a $7 parking fee  more »
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  • This view will take your breathe away. There is an incredible amount of parking near the top and the bottom of the falls. I recommend parking up top, checking out the little gift shop there. Then head over to the upper viewing areas. Then there are trails that will take you down to the bottom viewing area. It splits in two. You can go to the view point or continue further down to the river and be in the sand and check that out. So there are three incredible views with a very scenic hike if you want to do it all.
  • Most awe inspiring sight. The falls create there own micro weather system. You can feel the power from the immense drop the water takes down the falls. It's a little Scarry even from this distance. No going over these in a barrel. Oh and bring an umbrella or rain slicker. Off the beaten path as far as big city distance but you won't regret the drive. Wheelchair accessible too. There's also the town just down the mountain a bit with an old steam engine museum . Also a little further away there's some great mountains that shoot almost straight out of the flats. And if you get lost you enjoy those sights as well and cell service is actually pretty good all around the area, just in case you do make a wrong turn. You'll love it. This city boy sure did. Also see Desolation Pass !
  • Snoqualmie Falls is one of Washington state’s most popular scenic attractions. More than 1.5 million visitors come to the Falls every year. At the falls, you will find a two-acre park, gift shop, observation deck, the Salish Lodge and the famous 270 foot waterfall. The free parking and free viewing area are open from dawn until dusk. Leashed pets are allowed. Lights illuminate the falls in the evening. The distance between the free parking lot and the viewing platform is approximately 200 feet and is wheelchair accessible.
  • The falls are crazy majestic, but what I really liked was how much info they had at the viewpoint. There's signs everywhere with every sort of information you could ever hour to know about the falls. If you've seen twin peaks, you'll recognise the great northern next to the falls. Elsewhere in the area is the diner and the town sign too! Parking is free across the street, and there's a bridge over the busy street. Expect to get a little wet from all the mist.
  • While we are visiting Washington state from Ohio we decided to take a trip over here because the local said it was a beautiful place. It had been raining very hard for two days when we decided to come over here and it was certainly worth it. The amount of water coming over the waterfall was amazing and you could feel the Thunder from it in your chest. I hope if you're in the area, you take the time out to do just as we did and you'll never forget it.
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