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One of the longest waterfalls in the park (320'), Comet Falls was named because it resembles the tail of a comet. Van Trump Park honors P. B. Van Trump, who, with Hazard Stevens, was one of the first people to stand on the summit of Mount Rainier.

Short Hike: Check out the Comet Falls Hike for details about access. You'll pass multiple waterfall on your way to Comet Falls!

Gem Type: Waterfall

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Brian Smith

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Sep 10, 2022
SharaLee Ellsworth
Jul 4, 2021
Nicky Wholey
Sep 28, 2019
Jamie Measmer
Afternoon
Sep 25, 2019
Lanny N Donna Holbrook
2001
Sep 20, 2019
Tom Herr
All up to the falls and down coming back. Great views of the stream along the way.
Aug 21, 2019
Adam Aguirre
Amazing view of the falls, a great payoff for the hike up!
Jul 31, 2019
Jill Hammer
Absolutely stunning. Nate's favorite hike in the park. Tough hike, but worth it. Did not go all the way up to van trump. About 5 miles.
Jun 27, 2019
Cathy M.
We hiked Comet Falls trail to Rampart Ridge trail to Wonderland Trail to the road where we had someone waiting for us. Beautiful forest hike with m…

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