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Perfect short hike for a rainy day.

This but one of many excellent day hikes handy to the National Park Inn at Longmire. They can all... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Eric B
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Mazama, Washington
Wonderful hike in a beautiful place

Comet Falls Trail  3.8 miles round trip, 900 feet elevation gain, and well worth the effort.  The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jim S
,
Atlanta, Georgia
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A 3.8-mile hiking trail leads to this stunning 320-foot waterfall.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
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Mount Rainier National Park, WA

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This but one of many excellent day hikes handy to the National Park Inn at Longmire. They can all be enjoyed from the Inn without contributing to the impact of backpacking.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comet Falls Trail  3.8 miles round trip, 900 feet elevation gain, and well worth the effort.  The hike starts from the roadside trailhead about half way between Paradise and Longmire.  Parking is at a premium so beware.  You may want to get there early.  The...More

1  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The 1.9 mile hike to Comet Falls is steep but worth the effort. The falls are just fabulous and you can take a side spur to get safely close enough to get very wet! We made the 1.0 mile added hike to Van Trump Park...More

Thank mhcharley
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The climb is steep and so me of the trail is Sandy and slippery. But the view of the waterfall is awesome. You can take this hike a bit further and enjoy either Mildred point and/or Van Trump hikes, which are challenging. But also lovely.

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 30 July 2017

One of the best waterfalls in the state. It is 1.9 miles one way with a 900 foot elevation gain. This can be moderate to very difficult depending on your capabilities. Bring plenty of water. WELL worth it when you get there. It is a...More

Thank TLHKNXG
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We hiked the trail that leads to the halls. It can be somewhat challenging in spots if your not used to hiking. It is worth th effort once you get to Comet Falls. Quite a breath taking site. I believe the drop is near 1000...More

Thank Jonny C
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We hiked with a 4 and 7 year old to Comet Falls. The trail to Comet Falls is well marked, 3-5 feet wide. There are some steep areas and roots/rocks in trail but doable for active family. We routinely hike 2-3 miles as a family...More

Thank SarahOSU
Reviewed 12 June 2017

On the way to PRADISE and in the Mt Rainier Park, we can stop for a while and enjoy the falls.Good view.

Thank HARAGOPAL
Reviewed 3 May 2017

No matter how often I have done this hike it never gets old. Parking can be difficult so plan you visit well. (go early or late) Go on a sunny day because the views if you go all the way up to the meadows are...More

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My impressions are from doing this hike on September 17, 2016 in really severe rains. I thought that I was prepared, but was totally soaked to the skin when I got back to the car. Thankfully, the temperature was in the mid-50's so it was...More

Thank CaptainSPI
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