Olympic Peninsula Waterfall Trail – A Magical Misty Tour

Waterfall Trail Madison Falls

Madison Falls

The Olympic Peninsula Waterfall Trail is a self-guided tour including more than two dozen waterfalls.  Nicknamed the Magical Misty Tour, the Waterfall Trail covers rainforests, mountains, coastlines, and other landscapes. A number of waterfalls are reached by short, easy hikes. Some are even handicap accessible. Marymere and Sol Duc Falls are popular cascades easily reached year-round. In contrast, to reach Striped Peak Falls requires a moderate hike. This waterfall is best viewed from November to May. The Enchanted Valley is a spectacular destination for backpackers. This area is also known as the Valley of 10,000 Waterfalls. At least one hidden gem, Maple Creek Falls, is visited by boat only.

waterfall trailWaterfalls are scattered across the Peninsula. Visitors can pick a handful to see each trip. To learn more about all of the sites on the Waterfall Trail along with travel directions and helpful tips about visiting stop by the Olympic Peninsula Waterfall Trail website or ask for a brochure from the Olympic Peninsula Visitors Bureau.

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