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Lower Lewis River Falls

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 5.0 (3)

A quick trail to with a beautiful waterfall view with nearby parking at Lower Falls Campground.


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Miles

0.6

KM

Loop

1,521' 464 m

High

1,478' 451 m

Low

56' 17 m

Up

50' 15 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

15%

Max Grade (8°)

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Features Birding · Waterfall · Wildlife

Family Friendly A short trail to a large waterfall. Parking is in day use area of campground. Campground bathrooms available.

Campground is open May through October. Some fall hazards exist for little ones, so keep an eye on them.

Description

Whether taking a short hike from Lower Falls Campground or connecting to Lewis River Trail No. 31, this section of tail offers wonderful views of the Lower Lewis River Falls.

Parking is in the day use area of Lower Falls Campground. The trailhead is apparent from signage and from the sound of the waterfall. There are a few different viewing areas, one with stairs going down to the top of the falls, directly overlooking the water when the water is high.

Flora & Fauna

Old growth trees, waterfall.

Contacts

Land Manager: USFS - Gifford Pinchot

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Emily R

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A trailside peek through the trees of the Lewis River Lower Falls.
Jul 19, 2019 near Stevenson, WA
Lewis River Lower Falls
Nov 12, 2018 near Stevenson, WA
Lower Lewis River Falls is quite beautiful from the lower viewing platform.
Jun 2, 2017 near Stevenson, WA
A crowd enjoys Lower Lewis River Falls from the viewing area.
Jun 2, 2017 near Stevenson, WA
Informational signs along the trail tell of the history of the falls, formed by a lava flow.
Jun 2, 2017 near Stevenson, WA

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Jul 31, 2020
Rick Lawson
Aug 1, 2019
Claudia Hume
Jul 17, 2017
Jason Lee
May 27, 2017
Emily R
We stopped & did this hike after visiting the Ape Caves. It was a great addition to our trip, and the high water really showed the power of the falls! 0.5mi