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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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Wonderful waterfall, a bit close to the beaten path

However we did see Mama Bear and her two cubs near here, so how beaten can it be? Well worth visting, and only a few steps from where the bus stops

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
Ron D
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

However we did see Mama Bear and her two cubs near here, so how beaten can it be? Well worth visting, and only a few steps from where the bus stops

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We missed the rainbow effect because we were late in the season. Make sure to go in spring when water is at it's highest.

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Thank Janette L
yamhill, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

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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Seattle, WA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

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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Seattle, Washington
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 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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Greenleaf, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 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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Kennewick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 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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