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Address: Stehekin, WA
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A beautiful waterfall in the Stehekin area.

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Red Bus tour

Beautiful culmination of the red bus tour. Just a very short walk and the falls are beautiful and the park ranger gave a little history on the way to the falls.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Michael M
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yamhill, United States
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yamhill, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful culmination of the red bus tour. Just a very short walk and the falls are beautiful and the park ranger gave a little history on the way to the falls.

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Manson, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was absolutely gorgeous! A must to see while in the Stehekin Valley. We just sat by the falls and enjoyed the serenity and beauty of the area.

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Thank susanclembennett
Seattle, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I rode our bikes from the dock to Rainbow Falls during a hot day. It was so nice to take a dip in the pool after working up a sweat. Water was cold and clean - perfect for a hot day!

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Thank johnny206
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw the falls as part of the Red Bus Tour. Gorgeous view of the falls. You can hike a short way to the bottom part of the falls, or a slightly more challenging hike up to the middle of the falls.

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Thank Denise R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The falls are beautiful and definitely worth the visit. You can take one if the buses, ride a bike, or walk the 3ish miles to the falls. It turns out that you can only see about a third of the falls, but still very nice. There are two main viewing areas and you should walk to both as they don't... More 

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Thank IFoundItToday
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Whether you biked or hiked to get here I'm sure you won't be disappointed! We rented bikes as we were in Stehekin for only 2 hours. We were hot by the time we arrived and the mist coming off the falls was so welcome. Sitting in the shade on the benches just relaxing was great too. Lots of water when... More 

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Thank Lisa S
Greenleaf, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Very short hike to a great water fall. Two separate landings, one at the bottom and another a little higher up. Smooth trail with some tall steps to the upper landing.

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Thank hilltopx
Kennewick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

I could sit for hours and listen to the falls. Getting to and from the falls was very easy even for elderly & physically challenged

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Thank Polariswidow
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

The most accessible waterfalls are more ordinary than the ones you have to hike longer distances for. This was a nice place to stop and eat. Relatively flat terrain. Saw a mother bear with a few cubs!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Stehekin was quiet as the season drew to a close. The falls were subdued but still magnificent. An easy walk or cycle from the main village, close to the old schoolhouse and orchards, a must see in any season.

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