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Palouse Falls State Park

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Address: Washtucna, WA 99143
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+1 509-646-9218
08:00 - 17:00
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"Nice Day Trip"

Spectacular scenic drive and day trip experience. Hard to believe that a magnificent waterfall even exists here. We saw big horn sheep too!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's just dirt out there, so they need to clear away some more space for parking. You drive down this road which a sign calls 2 miles long but I'm just certain it's more like 3 miles, terrible quality, with tire-sized potholes, only to find vastly too many cars for the parking availability, and people starting to get cut-throat with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular scenic drive and day trip experience. Hard to believe that a magnificent waterfall even exists here. We saw big horn sheep too!

Thank LizBeckVP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to Palouse Falls several times. The best time is probably in the summer when the spring run-off has died down and you can get down by the falls easier. Also really cool in the winter of it's been freezing.

Thank shaylaaj
Richland, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A easy day trip from Tri-Cities, Spokane, or Walla Walla. This is a must-see if you are at all interested in geology. Amazing to learn how the falls were formed...in addition to seeing them in person.

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Aalborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic views and very accessible. Great spot for views and picnic stop over. Highly reccomendable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This waterfall is out state waterfall for a good reason.... Absolutely beautiful!!!! Have been here different times of the year and it is always changing!

1 Thank Lee M
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

A friend and I happened to be passing by on our way to the West side as part of our August 2015 road trip and thought, why not? The roads getting to the park itself were a bit rough, so take it slow once you leave the highway. I would also recommend bringing your own food/water and making sure you've... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Happened to be "passing by" and figured why not? Not exactly a spot on the map that we'll pass by often. Had heard Palouse Falls mentioned in the same category as Snoqualmie Falls, Multnomah Falls, etc... well deserved comparisons! The falls and surrounding landscape are stunning. Views are available a minute or two from parking, literally. And then numerous trails... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

my wife and i have been here in the summer and found it a little too hot and a little too crowded. This time, we made the trek from Richland at the beginning of November. Weather could possibly be an issue doing it at this time of year but ours was perfect with clear skies and 58 degrees.( a stop... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Easy to see the falls with a short walk from the car. Of the three of us only one walked down and around the falls. The views and photos are amazing!

1 Thank Sarah M

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