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Loved this hike!

I can’t believe more people have not reviewed this beautiful hike because it was probably our... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2018
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Beautiful Sunday Hike

This trail head entrance is about 20 minutes from the Nisqually southwest entrance. There's a small... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
Alexander T
Seattle, Washington
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A 3.8-mile hiking trail leads to this stunning 320-foot waterfall.
Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

I can’t believe more people have not reviewed this beautiful hike because it was probably our overall favorite of the 3 different 6-8 mile hikes we did over the last three days. A good part of the distance to this 300 ft falls is parallel...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

This trail head entrance is about 20 minutes from the Nisqually southwest entrance. There's a small parking lot on the left but if it's full, you can park on the side of the road or at the Christine Falls Bridge parking area which is farther...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

We hiked the Van Trump Park trail past Christine Falls, made it to Boucher Falls, but alas, my knee gave out:( Nevertheless the trail to Comet Falls is a joy and well worth the effort. It's rated as moderate, but snow might make it a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank okeedoke
Reviewed October 5, 2017

Our first day in Rainier ended up being a little soggy. When we passed through the visitor's center at Longmire, the park ranger at the Wilderness Information center took a look at the webcam for Paradise and said it looked pretty overcast for the day....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Zamigaos
Reviewed September 24, 2017

This but one of many excellent day hikes handy to the National Park Inn at Longmire. They can all be enjoyed from the Inn without contributing to the impact of backpacking.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Eric B
Reviewed September 1, 2017

Comet Falls Trail  3.8 miles round trip, 900 feet elevation gain, and well worth the effort.  The hike starts from the roadside trailhead about half way between Paradise and Longmire.  Parking is at a premium so beware.  You may want to get there early.  The...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Jim S
Reviewed August 19, 2017

The 1.9 mile hike to Comet Falls is steep but worth the effort. The falls are just fabulous and you can take a side spur to get safely close enough to get very wet! We made the 1.0 mile added hike to Van Trump Park...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank mhcharley
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

The climb is steep and so me of the trail is Sandy and slippery. But the view of the waterfall is awesome. You can take this hike a bit further and enjoy either Mildred point and/or Van Trump hikes, which are challenging. But also lovely.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Cindy S
Reviewed July 29, 2017

One of the best waterfalls in the state. It is 1.9 miles one way with a 900 foot elevation gain. This can be moderate to very difficult depending on your capabilities. Bring plenty of water. WELL worth it when you get there. It is a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

We hiked the trail that leads to the halls. It can be somewhat challenging in spots if your not used to hiking. It is worth th effort once you get to Comet Falls. Quite a breath taking site. I believe the drop is near 1000...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jonnyc168
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