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Address: Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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A 3.8-mile hiking trail leads to this stunning 320-foot waterfall.

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Simply beautiful

A little hike and the views get even better and better for these falls near Mount Rainier. Do not miss these extras when visiting Mount Rainier.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Nolan K
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Plano, Texas, United States

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Plano, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A little hike and the views get even better and better for these falls near Mount Rainier. Do not miss these extras when visiting Mount Rainier.

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Thank Nolan K
Canton, Ohio
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44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked a long way and ended up turning around. We are not sure if we missed it or what, the trail was up hill alot so you need to be aware of the acitivity level. If you are not pressed for time and can stop along the way to rest you can do it. We should have clocked our... More 

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Thank Shelbygirl07
Boston
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176 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For an experienced hiker, this is a pretty easy hike on a trail with excellent tread. As for all the age comments in the reviews.. I am 60+ and hike a lot and this was a not at all hard - a "family trail" - but of course people vary greatly in their ability. Seeing the falls shoot out over... More 

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Thank mojave_ben
Allen, Texas
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Mount Rainier National Park is beyond breathtaking. It is so large you do feel you are among many mountains. Snow covered peaks and terrain in many places during our visit in mid June. We were even snowed upon at Paradise Visitors center which is at 5400 ft. Comet Falls trail is a wonderful hike with beautiful views of the tumbling... More 

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2 Thank TexasJeff59
Bellevue, Washington
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576 reviews
215 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

This relatively short hike offers big rewards for the effort of the steep climb. There are numerous views of the churning waters along the way to the ultimate destination of Comet Falls. In fact, the large falls just before Comet would be a destination in itself were it not so close to the main attraction. This is a popular trail,... More 

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1 Thank Steve F
Tacoma, WA
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389 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

This hike takes a lot longer than you might think for the 1.8 miles the sign at the trailhead says it is. We didn't arrive until nearly 4pm and because we were unprepared to be out after dark, we turned around before reaching the falls. We could have pressed on, but I've learned not to take chances when hiking in... More 

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2 Thank County-Hunter
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Long strenuous hike over steep elevation gains but the views of the smaller waterfalls along Van Camp Creek on the way to Comet Falls adds to the beauty of the hike. Comet Fall can be seen after crossing over a log bridge and short 200 ft hike up the left bank of the creek to see the falls plunging over... More 

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Thank Firefighter30
Odessa, Texas
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55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

After researching the difficulty of the hike to do with my friends, it came across that this was a somewhat easy hike, but had some difficult areas that took us about 3 1/2 hours roundtrip. The waterfall at the end if absolutely spectacular!

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Thank Timbo5431
Raleigh, North Carolina
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875 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 409 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

This is a strenuous hike of about five miles round trip and close to 2,000 feet of elevation again. The falls are about 300 feet high and set in a spectacular wilderness setting. It's as close to heaven as one is likely to get!

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1 Thank John M
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

This was my first visit to Mt. Rainier, and I did my fair share of hiking.... by far this was my favorite hike. We began this hike really early in the morning, and I'm glad we did. We had the whole trail to ourselves and avoided the hot sun. This hike is not that long but don't let that fool... More 

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