Palouse Falls State Park is definitely the shining star of Eastern Washington’s natural wonders. In fact, the 198-foot Palouse Falls just so happens to be Washington’s official state waterfall! But if you’ve only seen this area in the summertime, you’re really missing out. When the temperature drops and the water starts to freeze, the sight is absolutely magical. There are countless waterfalls in Washington to explore in every season, but this winter, add Palouse Falls to your bucket list.

We love that our state waterfall looks so incredible in every season! Palouse Falls may not get all of the attention that its Olympic counterparts do, but we definitely think it’s one of the coolest waterfalls in Washington.

Palouse Falls isn’t the only magical place to visit in winter. Check out some of our other favorite state parks in Washington to visit during the off season.


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