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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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Hiking in a Monsoon

My impressions are from doing this hike on September 17, 2016 in really severe rains. I thought that I was prepared, but was totally soaked to the skin when I got back to the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 31, 2016
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Sugar Land

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Sugar Land
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

My impressions are from doing this hike on September 17, 2016 in really severe rains. I thought that I was prepared, but was totally soaked to the skin when I got back to the car. Thankfully, the temperature was in the mid-50's so it was cool, but not too cold. The trail is well built and held up good in... More 

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Yakima, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

The trail is mostly up hill with two sections of steps. The view of the river below the trail is great with many scenic spots to take pictures. I went with some of my relatives, one of whom was only 6 yrs. old and she made it all the way to the falls, but needed a ride from her Dad... More 

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Plano, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

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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Canton, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

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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Boston
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

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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Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Tacoma, WA
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Odessa, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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