Hiking in Washington is nothing short of a soul-affirming experience. With gorgeous landscapes including rushing rivers, towering mountains, and old-growth forests, the Evergreen State is a hiking enthusiast’s dream. And that’s especially true if you’re a hiker with a keen interest in waterfalls. Today’s feature destination will take us on an adventure to explore some seriously stunning Washington waterfalls. Wallace Falls State Park doesn’t skimp on beauty at any stage of this glorious hike. Every step of the way, from the trailhead and the winding footbridges to the nine pristine Washington waterfalls at the end of the hike, is set to stun.

Whether you hike to the Middle Falls, the most popular viewing point and a moderate hike, or go all the way for the full impact of Wallace Falls, this is a visually stunning hike all the way through. Especially when hiked in the early morning during the quieter times, every turn reveals a new and magical scene. What are some of your favorite Washington waterfalls? Feel free to share them with us in the comments below — we would love to hear from you!

For a glimpse at the beautiful scenery that awaits you at Wallace Falls State Park, check out the video below, courtesy of Washington State Parks:

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Washington waterfalls

What are some of the most incredible waterfalls in Washington?

Washington is a waterfall enthusiast's dream come true! From towering falls to rushing cascades, there's simply no shortage of amazing waterfalls in Washington. Some of the most incredible falls include:

  • Strawberry Bay Falls, Third Beach
  • Marymere Falls
  • Madison Creek Falls
  • Rocky Brook Falls
  • Murat Falls
  • Spoon Creek Falls
  • Merriman Falls


Looking for even more waterfalls to explore? Check out this list of easy-to-access waterfalls in Washington. These are great for times when you're traveling with little ones!

What are the top natural wonders in Washington?

Washington is positively brimming with natural wonders! Some of the most impressive of them all include the following:

  • Mt. Rainier
  • Diablo Lake
  • Dry Falls
  • La Push
  • Hoh Rainforest
  • Mt. St. Helens
  • Columbia River Gorge


How many of these stunning natural wonders in Washington state have you experienced? Trust us when we say they are truly bucket-list-worthy!

What's the tallest waterfall in Washington?

The title of the tallest waterfall in Washington state belongs to Colonial Creek Falls, which is also the highest waterfall in the continental U.S. It falls 2,568 feet.

  • Blum Basin Falls
  • Bridal Veil Falls
  • Crabtree Falls
  • Green Lake Falls
  • Depot Creek Falls

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