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Comet Falls

Mount Rainier National Park, WA
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Still amazing!!!

No matter how often I have done this hike it never gets old. Parking can be difficult so plan you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alec D
Seattle, Washington
Hiking in a Monsoon

My impressions are from doing this hike on September 17, 2016 in really severe rains. I thought... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No matter how often I have done this hike it never gets old. Parking can be difficult so plan you visit well. (go early or late) Go on a sunny day because the views if you go all the way up to the meadows are...More

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 31 October 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...More

Thank CaptainSPI
Reviewed 30 September 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...More

Thank 500spencer
Reviewed 26 September 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.

Thank Nolan K
Reviewed 20 September 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...More

Thank Shelbygirl07
Reviewed 19 September 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" -...More

1  Thank mojave_ben
Reviewed 12 June 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...More

3  Thank TexasJeff59
Reviewed 5 June 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...More

1  Thank Steve F
Reviewed 13 October 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....More

2  Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 28 September 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...More

1  Thank Firefighter30
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