We’re lucky to have some of the most gorgeous waterfalls in the country right here in Washington – especially in Mount Rainier National Park. One of the most spectacular cascades you can hike out and see is Comet Falls, and it’s not a very challenging trip at all. The short, scenic trail winds along Van Trump Creek, and features a number of other, smaller cascades all along the way. If you’ve ever Googled “waterfalls in Washington”, or even “waterfalls near me in Washington”, this is the one you’re going to want to put first on your list.

Isn’t Comet Falls just beautiful? Would you like to hike out to see it? Which waterfalls in Washington are your favorites? Tell us all about them in the comments.

Need more inspiration? Check out this list of ten hidden waterfalls around the state.

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What are the most amazing natural wonders in Washington? 

Washington State is an outrageously beautiful place. It seems like no matter where you go, you’ll find something beautiful to admire. There are so many things one could consider “wonders” that it’s hard to choose just a few, but some certain things do tend to stand out above and beyond the others as particularly full of wonder. Mount Rainier is one of the more obvious ones, but it shouldn’t be overlooked! It’s a slice of paradise nestled in this beautiful state. Olympic National Park, as well as North Cascades National Park, is known for its otherworldly beauty. You know, you can’t really go wrong with a visit to each of our state and national parks; they truly are something special.  

Where are the most beautiful places in Washington?  

There are bunches of places in Washington that probably qualify. Among our top faves are Cape Flattery, on the stunning Olympic Peninsula. Also on the peninsula is Hurricane Hill, a place favored among landscape photographers for reasons so beautiful you’ll have to see it to believe it. While you’re at it, check out the legendary Hoh Rainforest – also in the area. Another awesome spot is a lesser known (but still fairly popular) one called Perfection Lake. It’s just outside of Leavenworth and it’s some of the clearest, most pristine waters you’ll ever see. For more of our favorite beautiful places in Washington, visit this article. There’s a bunch of beautiful places there and you’ll be sure to fall in love with them all. 

What are some fun things to do in Washington? 

Washington is a state with much to do and enjoy. It’s a nature lover’s dream come true, with three national parks and over 140 state and regional parks! With all that fun stuff to choose from, we’re pretty sure no visitor to this beautiful state could possibly ever get bored. Washington state is home to world-class fishing, camping, and hiking. If admiring nature isn’t quite your thing (gasp), be sure to check out some of our vibrant art museums and bustling nightlife. Each and every small town dotting the state has its own history and adorable main street (and bunches of shops). Washington is calling – do you hear it?  

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