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Rainbow Falls

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

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I love waterfalls!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Lisa S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
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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1 Thank S C
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
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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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

In Stehekin for a long weekend. Friends had access to a car to take us on a tour of the area. Got to see some places that are bit hard to get to. One of our stops, that was easy, was the falls. Very pretty, but thought there were much more beautiful sites around. Stop by and snap your picture,... More 

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Thank Angie W
San Antonio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The falls are large and easily accessible to almost everyone. We took a national park tour from the lodge in a bus to the falls that included a talk on the way to the falls and back. The falls were simply awesome and a not to miss opportunity. Our return trip to the lodge included a stop at the excellent... More 

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1 Thank satxdiver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful day at the falls. As you will see the falls have easy access to and from. You can catch a ride on the red bus to the trail head. A short walk will get you up to the falls. An overlook a few feet above the first landing will reveal an even better look of the falls and the... More 

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2 Thank Patti B
Chelan, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Still beautiful in August! Easy walk to falls from bus stop and then a short hike to see falls from higher up. Two choices for this hike - gentle sloping or faster more advanced trail. Both options are short and worth the walk. Bring the camera, great photo ops!

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2 Thank KJR4
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

It is a 3.5 mile easy walk from Stehekin landing or a 30 minute travel with the shuttle. Great views of a high waterfall (~300ft) surrounded by fields of wild flowers. there are 2 view points - one to the road drive level and another with a mild elevation trail to the upper waterfall. wonderful and refreshing views (especially on... More 

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